Politics Peter Navarro: Trump 'will be on the ballot in 2024'
A Latina councilmember's discussion on Zoom about racial disparities was interrupted by people laughing about her accent
Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro was speaking during a virtual meeting about how the county's vaccine rollout had failed people of color and the burden she felt as a Latina in local leadership. Side chatter and laughter could be heard faintly in the background.The irony of it all is that the laughter came during a discussion about racial inequities.
Former White House trade adviseris confident former President will be on the ballot in four years.
"Whether he announces today or not, he will be on the ballot in 2024," Navarro told Fox News's Maria Bartiromo, referring to Trump and his upcoming speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday.
Navarro, who has remained a loyal ally to his former boss, said Trump must go after the "traditional, globalist, elitist Republicans who love open borders and love free trade."
Matt Gaetz Leads Charge for Trump 2024, but Some of Ex-President's Voters Are Moving On
The Republican congressman said the former president was "talking absolutely like a candidate" when the pair met recently.In a recent Newsmax interview, Trump did not rule out running for the White House again, saying: "I won't say yet, but we have tremendous support.
"This president is fair trade, secure borders, strong national defense, law, and order," Navarro said.
Speculation about whether Trump is mulling another presidential run has been high in recent days, as the former president is expected to address his intentions to remain politically active in his, as well as attack his successor, President Biden, and the job he has so far done in his two months in the Oval Office.
Sen. Mitt Romney, a Utah Republican who distanced himself from Trump, said he believes the former president would be able toif he were to run again in 2024.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who Trump openly attacked in a scathing statement just weeks ago, said he would "absolutely"if he were to be the GOP nominee in four years.
Mitt Romney says Donald Trump would win Republican nomination if he ran in 2024
“I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not, but if he does, I’m pretty sure he will win the nomination,” Romney said Tuesday.“I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not, but if he does, I’m pretty sure he will win the nomination,” Romney said Tuesday at the DealBook DC Policy Project.
Since leaving office, Trump has been relatively quiet in the media, only appearing to discuss his personal relationships with conservative radio hostwho died this month, and golfer , who remains recovering in a hospital after a car crash in Los Angeles.
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Bill Maher Warns to Not Underestimate Trump, 2024 Will Be a 'Nail-biter' .
Maher predicts that the former president will announce a bid to run in the 2024 election during his Sunday appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)."[Trump] is going to say Sunday that he's the presumptive nominee for 2024. No one is going to oppose him – there are nine panels at the CPAC convention all about how the election was stolen, and none about why it was lost. That's where they are," Maher said Friday.