Trump plans to return to the spotlight
Donald Trump will seek to return to the political spotlight in a speech to a big meeting of the Conservatives, Said a source familiar with his plans on Saturday, with the Republican planning his moves after the White House.
Trump plans to speak with the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on February 28, The last day of their meeting, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
“He will talk about the future of the Republican Party and the Conservative movement. Also look for the 45th President to take on the pardon and border policy of President (Joe) BidenSaid the source.
Trump’s turbulent four years in the White House came to an end shortly after he was indicted Accused of inciting the deadly attack of his supporters on January 6 on the American Capitol, where lawmakers gathered to confirm Biden’s victory in the November 3 election.
After spending two false months claiming his election loss was the result of widespread fraud, Trump wins a dismissal trial held in the Senate after leaving office. Votes 57-43 fell by a two-thirds majority needed for conviction.
Trump expressed anger at the 17 Republicans in the House of Representatives and Senate who voted to indict him or convict him, And on Tuesday directed rhetorical fire at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the country’s most senior Republican.
The loss of the White House to Biden and control of the Senate – that the Democrats picked up a pair of final victories in last month’s election in Georgia – left Republicans on edge as they plan to regain control of Congress in 2022.
Trump and McConnell parted ways in the weeks following the November election, With Trump outraged that the Kentucky Republican recognized Bidan as the winner in mid-December. They have not spoken since, a former White House official said this week.
Trump called McConnell “a sad, grumpy and unsmiling political ax” This week and warned that if Republican senators stay with him “they will not win again.”
The gap between Trump and McConnell widened when the latter announced after the Senate’s acquittal of the former president that Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for the Capitol siege.
Number of Top Republicans Considered Possible Candidates for the Party’s 2024 Presidency Things are supposed to carry things in the CPAC as well, including Trump’s secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and Christie Noam, the governor of South Dakota.
Two prominent Republicans from the Trump administration who are not on the CPAC’s list of speakers are ex UN Ambassador Nicky Haley and former Vice President Mike Pence.
Another source told Reuters that Trump rejected Hailey’s request to meet with him recently After she was critical of him in the Politico article.