Former US President donald trump (2017-2021) voted this Tuesday in Palm Beach (Florida) surrounded by supporters and journalists and without giving any clues about the “important” announcement that the November 15 and that it is believed that it may be his decision to be a candidate for the White House in 2024.
Trump and his wife, Melania, went to vote at the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center, located near Mar-a-Lago, the mansion where he has established his private address since before he ceased to be president in January 2021.
“I’m going to make a big announcement on Tuesday, November 15 at Mar-a-Lago,” Trump told a cheering crowd at a rally in Vandalia, Ohio, on Monday.
Today he did not want to answer the questions of whether he will be a candidate for the White House and referred the journalists to November 15, an “interesting” day for many people, according to his words.
As he was leaving the polling station, he replied that he voted for the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantiswho may cross his path in the Republican presidential nomination.
Trump emphasized the need to lower taxes, fight crime and “do something with the border”, a new allusion to the US president’s immigration policy. Joe Bidenof which he is a continuing critic.
The former president has endorsed candidates in midterm elections across the country.
In Florida, one of them is blond framewho is seeking re-election as a senator, and whom Trump insulted when he was running against him for the Republican nomination in 2016.
These midterm elections have provided a glimpse of the duel that may mark the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
Trump, who unfoundedly claims that he did not lose in 2020 to Biden and was the victim of electoral “robbery”, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a rising star in the Republican Party who came to office with the help of the then president, They have acted in this campaign as if they were already rivals.
A tense election campaign that has further exacerbated political differences in the United States and raised questions about its commitment to a democratic future ended on Tuesday, with voters going to the polls in the first national elections under the presidency of Joe Biden.
The polls opened as Democrats braced for disappointing results and with fears of losing control of the US House of Representatives, and that their majority in the Senate, previously considered more secure, would be reduced. Party governors in states like Wisconsin, Michigan and Nevada they also faced serious Republican challenges.
Returning to the White House from his final campaign rally, Biden said he believed Democrats would win the Senate, but admitted that “The House of Representatives is more difficult.”
With information from EFE and AP
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