MADRID, July 27 (.) –
The former president of the United States Donald Trump has affirmed this Tuesday that perhaps he could run for the third time in the presidential elections, which will take place in 2024, after having “won” on the previous two occasions.
“I ran the first time and won. Then I ran a second time and did much better. We got millions and millions more votes (…) We may have to do it again,” the former US president said in a statement. speech during a summit organized by the NGO America First Political Institute (AFPI, for its acronym in English), according to ‘Politico’.
During his first visit to Washington, the country’s capital, since leaving the White House after losing the elections to the current president, Joe Biden, Trump has underlined his willingness to discuss the Republican Party’s strategy to regain the White House in two years .
“I’m here before you to start talking about what we need to do to achieve that future when we win a triumphant victory in 2022 and when a Republican president regains the White House in 2024, which I strongly believe will happen,” he said. American, has collected ‘The Hill’.
In a 90-minute speech at the summit of the NGO Political Institute America First, Trump received applause from Republican lawmakers, former cabinet officials, administration officials, as well as donors and supporters, before delivering a speech that was has focused on crime and his plans for public safety.
Even so, the tycoon has also dedicated a few words about the commission investigating the assault on Capitol Hill, assuring that the committee’s intention is to damage his image to prevent him from “going back to work” for the Republican Party and its voters.
“They really want to harm me so that I can no longer work for you again, and I don’t think that’s going to happen,” Trump said of the committee’s work on January 6, after which he received a standing ovation from the room. “If I stayed home and took it easy, the persecution of Donald Trump would stop immediately. It would stop. But that is not what I will do,” he added,
On the other hand, the former president of the United States has attacked the investigation into the influence of Russia in the 2016 elections that marked his first days as head of the White House.
His visit to Washington also highlights the schism between him and his former vice president, Mike Pence, whom Trump has publicly blamed for refusing to reject the election results in some key states for the course of the vote.
Trump has used his latest speeches to continue talking about the situation surrounding the 2020 elections. His appearances, however, have focused on supporting the candidates who are running for the November midterms and who have endorsed him during all this time.