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Weekend Reads Back on the political scene, Trump flirts with the idea of ​​a candidacy in 2024

05:20  01 march  2021
05:20  01 march  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Trump repeats election claims in interviews, is unchallenged

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L'ancien président américain Donald Trump lors de son intervention au CPAC, le rassemblement des conservateurs à Orlando, en Floride, le 28 février 2021. © REUTERS - OCTAVIO JONES Former US President Donald Trump during his speech at CPAC, the conservative gathering in Orlando, in Florida, February 28, 2021.

Donald Trump has made his first appearance since leaving the White House. It was Sunday, February 28, at the American Conservative rally in Florida. The former president attacked Joe Biden, Democrats and Republicans who dare to oppose him.

With our correspondent in New York, Loubna Anaki

“Who knows? Maybe I'll decide to beat them a 3rd time. "

Throughout his speech, Donald Trump multiplied allusions to a possible presidential candidacy in 2024. For nearly an hour and a half, the former US president spoke of his favorite subjects, his" historic record " ”, In his own words, the frauds of which he still believes he was a victim during the election.

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For his return to the stage, the Republican billionaire attacked Joe Biden, whom he accuses, in particular, of having opened up the country to millions and millions of undocumented migrants.

While ensuring that Republicans are united, Donald Trump has named those he believes to be a threat to the party. Those who, in fact, dared to vote against him during his impeachment trial. A reminder of who is the boss and who decides the political future of the candidates.

“It has been said that the support of Donald Trump is the most powerful political asset! who would have believed it ? We want Republicans who are loyal to the voters and who will be at the service of the vision that I have presented, it’s very simple! "

If he intends to influence American politics, Donald Trump wanted to silence the rumors. He said he did not intend to create his own party.

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"They keep saying, 'he's going to found a new party' ... But, we have the Republican Party! He will unite and become stronger than ever. I am not going to found a new party. It's fake news! That's what they want "Oh let's start a new party so we can never win!" No we're not going to do that! "

The former president gave in passing his own definition of" Trumpism " :" Many people ask what is Trumpism? A term that I hear more and more, but it was not me who launched it! But that means formidable agreements, strong borders, that means no riots in the streets, that means security forces. It means protecting the Second Amendment and the right to carry a gun. "

To listen: International guest:" Trump wants to continue to have a political role in the United States "

CAF: Senghor withdraws his candidacy (official) .
The Senegalese Augustin Senghor has announced the withdrawal of his candidacy for the presidency of the African Football Confederation. One less obstacle for Patrice Motsepe in the race for the presidency of the African Football Confederation. On D-7 of the ballot, one of the four declared candidates, the Senegalese Augustin Senghor, announced the withdrawal of his candidacy.

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