Trump hints 2024 run at Texas rally: ‘I will probably have to do it again’
former President Donald Trump He told a crowd in Texas on Saturday night that he “will probably do it again,” referring to another run for US president in 2024.
Trump said to a crowd of thousands gathered to hear him speak Robstown, Texas. “Getting more millions of votes in 2020 than in 2016 and similarly, getting more votes than any president in our country’s history by far. Now in order to make our country successful, safe and glorious again, I will probably have to do it again.”
“The silent majority is back, stronger than ever,” Trump said at the end of the rally, with dramatic music playing. My fellow countrymen, this wonderful journey we are on together has just begun. “
The statement represents one of the strongest indications yet that Trump intends to run for president again after months of speculation and questions about the best timing for the official announcement.
The comment comes a day after the House Select Committee on January 6 issued a subpoena for Trump for his alleged involvement in the Capitol Hill riots.
Trump is required to appear for a deposit on November 14 at 10 a.m., either at the U.S. Capitol or via video conference, and provide records regarding his actions on the day the The rioters entered the Capitol On January 6, 2021.
The subpoena requests documents and communications between Trump, his aides, employees and colleagues from Signal, an encrypted messaging app.
Former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway dismissed the commission’s move, calling it a political play aimed at influencing midterm elections.
“If President Trump is so central to the work of the January 6 commission, why end it rather than start it?” Conway He said on Friday. “A few weeks before the midterm elections and a few months until the Republicans seize majority control in Congress, reasonable people can be excused for believing that the subpoena falls somewhere between symbolic and suspicious.”
Timothy HJ Nerozzi of Fox News contributed to this report