Former President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly signaled he will likely run for a second term in 2024, will be returning to Washington, D.C. this week to reportedly curry favor with top Republicans.
The 45th president will be giving a speech at the two-day long America First Policy Institute fundraiser which will include prominent GOP guests from across the conservative movement, per Time.
Trump is also considering announcing his reelection campaign this Fall before the November midterm elections, perhaps in an effort to help determine the balance of power in Congress, according to The Washington Post.
Despite not having returned to “The Swamp” since he left the White House eighteen months ago, Democrats and the media have kept the former Commander-in-Chief well within their sights.
Congressional Democrats’ January 6th Committee has attempted to show wrongdoing on the part of the former president — who gave a speech before the incident at the US Capitol where Trump declared: “I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.”
Despite the president condemning any use of violence and calling for a peaceful demonstration, Democratic leaders have tried to use January 6th, in an attempt to draw attention away from the various failures of President Joe Biden, and the Democratic Party — ahead of what promises to be a red wave election in November.
Whereas Democrats have previously focused on Trump’s past, the media have now begun to focus on his potential future. A recent piece by Axios, “Trump’s Revenge,” outlined the roadmap for a second administration — if he were to run and win.
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Conservative groups in Washington — such as the Conservative Partnership Institute, American Moment, and the Heritage Foundation — have been preparing lists of potential candidates to fill political positions within the next GOP administration.
This initiative is in preparation for the New York billionaire’s utilization of a novel legal theory that would allow the firing of up to 50,000 bureaucrats, classified as Schedule F employees, within the executive branch and replace them with principled conservatives — which falls in line with his original mission upon first taking office in January 2017.
With Trump wanting to go after a vast bureaucracy that, from his point of view, sabotaged his efforts to pursue sound policy and hindered his ability to accomplish his goal — he has now returned to Washington to court Republicans for his final shot at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
The attacks on his legacy and plans for the future, however, will continue no matter what he chooses to do.
With Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) starting to secure a second place position in polls, these attacks could prove to be effective at knocking down the Don.
The GOP, however, is poised to be in an advantageous position come 2024 with Biden constantly failing the nation and embarrassing all Americans, to the point that they’re finally looking for an alternative.
Trump, in all likelihood, IS that alternative.
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