Former US President Trump has hinted at participating in the 2024 presidential election for the first time since his departure from the White House. Political Action Conference CPAC, the annual convention for conservative American politicians and their supporters.
“Our journey started four years ago and is far from over,” Trump said in Orlando. He also said he is not going to create a new party “because the Republican party is already ours.”
Watch Trump’s welcome here:
He lashed out at his political opponents, the Democrats, at the Conservative Florida Congress. He reiterated his completely unproven claim that not President Biden but himself won the last election.
He also praised the wall on the border with Mexico and accused President Biden of tearing it down again and “throwing open the border again, bringing criminals, murderers and rapists back into our country.”
The meeting is seen as a measure of the popularity of conservative politicians. In a poll by the conservative Washington Times and CPAC newspaper, Donald Trump emerged as the most popular right-wing candidate right now for the 2024 presidential election.
Trump has largely kept himself out of the publicity in recent times. In a written statement he did, however, strongly criticize the Republican leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell. He also responded by telephone to conservative radio stations on the death of the radio host friend Rush Limbaugh, who was extensively commemorated at the CPAC conference.