As Trump Returns To Political Stage, Questions About His 2024 Win Surface

Brenda Watkins
February 26, 2021

The gathering, which will be held for Noem's reelection campaign, will be hosted by Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, on March 5, according to an invitation obtained by Politico, marking it Trump Jr.'s first fundraising event of the new election cycle and an early indication of how he'll navigate the GOP after his father's presidency. There is now no other major Never-Trump conservative political group with the national recognition achieved by The Lincoln Project. Dr.

Over the next few days, we're going to see a slew of essays and think pieces from the corporate press about how the Conservative Political Action Conference, which begins today in Orlando, has become a den of QAnoners and white supremacists, a Donald Trump-obsessed cult of personality, and the latest flashpoint in an ongoing GOP civil war.

"Donald Trump has shown that you don't have to do that", he added.

Despite that, he believes the 2024 presidential race will be "wide open".

While he has hinted at another run for the White House, CPAC would give him a large platform from which to make an announcement.

Toomey appeared on the meeting to defend himself, as did U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, a Trump supporter, they said. The point of these CPAC pieces, besides giving pundits a chance to sneer at conservatives, will be to reinforce the narrative that the Republican Party is in crisis, lost in the wilderness, imploding.

Donald Trump cuddles a flag at last year's CPAC.

"President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party", congressman Jim Jordan declared Wednesday on Twitter.

Barbara Jordan and other supporters of former President Donald Trump gather along Southern Blvd near Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Keenly watching will be other Republicans interested in running for president themselves, but not wanting to face off against Mr Trump in a primary.

But a Trump 2024 announcement may not come at CPAC, which starts Friday with panels on "cancel culture" and "protecting elections".

Then on Sunday morning, speakers will talk about the "Failed States" of Nevada, Georgia and Pennsylvania, all of which narrowly voted for Joe Biden.

Trump is also gearing up for an appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend which will likely provide some insight into his short-term goals.

Eighteen holes later, he leaves his Trump International Golf Club and returns to Mar-a-Lago, where he retreats within his quarters to his own private living space, separate from that of his wife, and ponders two main questions: Who is with him?

"We needed to do something, so I asked for a censure and we got it", said Donna Cosmello, chairwoman of the Republican Party in rural Susquehanna County, which still has visible markers of support for the former president.

Mr Trump has also repeatedly sued Palm Beach over air traffic from the nearby airport, claiming the flight paths over Mar-a-Lago were damaging the historic property.

Lawrence Tabas, chairman of the committee, has called a meeting for members from across the state to decide if Toomey should be censured for voting to convict Trump after this month's impeachment trial, three members told Reuters.

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At least one moderate Democrat, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, has also not publicly committed to supporting Tanden. But Democrats and interest groups say she is being unfairly targeted because of her gender and race.

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