The current President of the United States, Joe Biden, said this Tuesday, October 11, that he could be victorious if he ran for presidential election again, even if his opponent was Donald Trump.
“I Think I Can Beat Donald Trump Again”He reiterated that he has not yet made a final decision on his possible candidacy for the 2024 presidential election.
After the mid-term legislative assembly elections to be held in November, “I will enter into a decision process”He said in an interview with CNN.
The oldest elected president in US history, who will turn 80 in 2022, also answered questions about his age.
“The question is, ‘Can you really work?’ I think I can do it,” he said. “Let me name a president in recent history who did as much as he did in the first two years.”
Biden, who has repeatedly claimed to be running again, has moderated his statements on the matter slightly in recent weeks.
In another interview, he explained that although he wants to seek another term, he has yet to make a final decision.
Democrats have insisted several times that they thought they could win re-election if they faced former Republican President Donald Trump.
Exiled in the election before the summer, Biden has seen a slight improvement in his popularity in recent months.
Trump takes advantage of Republican nomination for 2024 elections
Former United States President Donald Trump won a massive majority during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Texas over the Republican Party’s favorite for the primary elections ahead of the 2024 presidential elections.
Xmondtario received 69% of the vote, with a heavy distance compared to the second in the poll. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who got 24% marks.
The former president thus extended his gains since the last CPAC poll in February, when he received the support of 59% of those participating in the vote, compared to 28% for DeSantis.
Senator Ted Cruz finished third in the vote with 2%, While other options received support of 1% or less, as reported CNN.
In a hypothetical poll without Trump in the race, DeSantis held a 65% lead. Donald Trump Jr. was second with 8%, Cruz was third with 6% and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was fourth with 5%.
Trump’s approval rating among participants in the CPAC, a meeting that usually brings together the party’s most conservative sector, has risen two points higher than in February to 99%. Nine out of 10 said they strongly approve of Trump’s performance as president.
Trump flirts with the idea of finding a new term in 2024
Former US President Donald Trump recently returned to Washington in 2021 for the first time since his controversial departure from the White House, and Speech delivered by a campaign candidate, largely flirted with the prospect of seeking a new term.
Invited by the America First Policy Institute, a think tank run by his allies, the 76-year-old billionaire drew up an action plan for the “next Republican president.”
For more than an hour and a half he returned to his favorite subjects, especially immigration and the fight against crime, Continuing to attack his successor, Joe Biden, whom he accused of “bringing the United States to its knees”.
After portraying an apocalyptic country, he declared: “The story is not over and we are preparing for an incredible comeback, we have no choice.”
*With information from AFP.