Donald Trump has dropped his strongest hint yet that he will run for the White House again, saying at a rally that he will “very, very, very likely do it again”.
The former US president told crowds in Iowa to “get ready” for his comeback in 2024.
have guesses Mr Trump He could be in the running for weeks ahead of the national Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 24, as he tries to benefit from expected Republican gains in Tuesday’s midterm elections and get ahead of his opponents.
Voter worries about high inflation hit Democrats’ election hopes, while Joe Biden Public approval has been below 50%.
Historically, opposition parties have also performed better in midterm elections.
Polls show Republicans are poised to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives and possibly the Senate, which would give them the power to block Mr Biden’s legislative plans for the next two years.
Speaking to Republican supporters, Trump said: “Now, in order to make our country successful and safe and glorious, I will do it very, very, very likely again.
“Get ready, that’s what I’m telling you, soon. Get ready.”
“I think Trump will run in 2024 like a moth to a flame,” a senior adviser told Reuters.
“I think he wants to run and announce before Thanksgiving, which gives him a huge advantage over his opponents, and he understands that.”
Yet after his controversial four-year term, Trump remains a divisive figure. A deadly attack on the US Congress Posted by his supporter on Jan 6, 2021.
He also continued to falsely claim that his election defeat was the result of fraud.
Mr. Trump is currently facing a series of investigations, including into classified documents he took from the White House after he left office, some of which prosecutors say have yet to be recovered.
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A poll last month found that only 41 percent of Americans had a favorable opinion of him.
Trump has been a steady presence at political rallies since leaving office, during which he has often hinted that he might run for president again.
He is expected to host family and friends at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, on Tuesday night to celebrate an expected victory for the candidate he supported in the midterm elections.
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Some top Republicans are also considering whether to seek the party’s presidential nomination in 2024.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Virginia Gov. Glenn Yankin and Trump’s former vice president Mike Penceseen as one of the potential challengers.