“I want to thank everyone for the tremendous support they have shown. We are going to regain the Senate, to regain the House, we are going to take back the White House and sooner than you think and it will really be something special, “said the former president of the United States. Donald trump this Saturday, when he reappeared publicly after leaving command.
Trump spoke this way through a video he released before participating in the Republican convention in North Carolina, a state in which he won in the 2016 and 2020 elections.
“The love and affection and respect that you have given to all of us is really important, the Republican Party is stronger than ever before and it will be much stronger than it is now,” added the businessman in the message. published by Forbes magazine.
And promised: “Let’s flip it, let’s flip it fast.”
Banned on social media but still highly influential in his Republican Party, Trump returned to the stage this Saturday to speak to supporters and continue flirting with a possible White House race in 2024.
At the Republican convention in North Carolina, the 1,250 proceeds put up for sale were exhausted, according to the organizers of that event in Greenville, in the southeastern United States.
That amount is much less than what his campaign rallies gathered last year but his followers are eager to hear it for the first time since February.
Although he did not officially announce it, the 74-year-old former president is considering running again in November 2024 and so all his comments are closely scrutinized.
Still very popular with Republican voters, he was left off the main social networks but he did not remain silent.
Banned from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, his favorite platforms, Trump almost daily broadcasts messages to his party’s candidates and criticisms of his opponents.
Few Republicans have dared to break with Trump despite the violent assault on the Capitol on January 6, when a mob of supporters invaded the building on unfounded allegations of election fraud won by Democrat Joe Biden.
For many, Trump is a trump card for the 2022 congressional elections in which Republicans hope to regain control of Congress. His influence is unprecedented for a president who survived two political trials in a single term and lost his reelection.