Trump ‘won’t form another party but could run for presidency again’
Former US President Donald Trump (pictured) has ruled out ditching the Republican Party that sponsored him for the presidency and forming another outfit to steer his political course.
Trump spoke during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando on Sunday, making the first public speech since exiting the White House on January 20, 2021.
According to BBC, Trump argued that forming another party would only weaken the Republican Party and give their rivals, Democrats, leeway for dominance.
“Wouldn’t that be brilliant? Let’s start a new party so we can divide our vote and never win?” he posed.
“We have the Republican Party. It’s going to unite and be stronger than ever before.”
He hinted at running for presidency for the third time come 2024. His claim of electoral malpractice however remains persistent as he continued the same narrative during the conference.
“Actually you know they just lost the White House. But who knows – who knows? I may even decide to beat them for a third time, OK?” BBC quotes him saying.
Trump—who remains suspended on Facebook and Twitter over incitement of violence at the Capitol in January—lashed at incumbent President Joe Biden’s immigration policy-which removed earlier travel restrictions targeting Muslim countries and Africans.
He said Biden’s policies had relegated the importance of American issues and magnified interest of the world.
“We all knew that the Biden administration was going to be bad but none of us even imagined how just how bad they would be and how far left they would go,” he said as the crowd cheered.