Former US President Donald Trump is expected to announce later this week that he remains the prominent Republican presidential candidate for the race to the White House in 2024.
According to the Guardian newspaper, the former US President will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Miami, Florida this Sunday. The theme of the speech will be the future of the Republican party.
On February 22, citing anonymous sources, the Axios news site said Trump would plan to take on the role of challenging President Joe Biden, or another member of the Democratic Party if Mr. Biden does not run. Second term.
|Former US President Donald Trump at CPAC 2020 event. Photo: AP|
An anonymous “longtime adviser” said Mr. Trump’s speech at the CPAC this year will be a “show of force” with the message: “I may not have Twitter or the Oval Office, but I am still in power ”.
According to Jason Miller, a close adviser to the former President, “Mr. Trump is really Republican. The only gap at the moment is between the “swingers” and the key Republicans across America. If you attack Mr. Trump, you are also attacking the Republican roots. ”
According to the Guardian, thousands of people have left the Republican Party since the riots in the US Congress on Jan. 6. However, polls from voters who have not left the Republican party show that former President Trump still leads the way over a host of other potential candidates for this party in the 2024 election.
Axios also quoted unnamed sources as saying that some potential candidates for the 2024 election wanted the support of Mr. Trump.
CPAC 2021 was held in Florida from February 25 to 28. For nearly 50 years, this event was originally held at National Harbor, Maryland. But this year, the CPAC venue was relocated to Florida to avoid the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic.
In addition to Trump and his family, many former government officials and political allies of the former President also appear on the CPAC 2021 speaker list. However, former Vice President Mike Pence is said to have declined. invitation to the event.
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