Trump teases 2024 presidential run and says he’ll be making an announcement about it ‘in the not too distant future’

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Former President Donald Trump said that he’s optimistic about how the Republicans will fare in the 2024 elections. Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images
  • Former President Donald Trump alluded to a 2024 presidential run in a Newsmax interview.
  • He said that he would be making an announcement about it in the “not too distant future.”
  • On Tuesday, Trump told his supporters to look forward to “2024 or before.”
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Former President Donald Trump has said that he’ll be making an announcement regarding a potential 2024 presidential run shortly.

“I’ll be making an announcement in the not too distant future,” Trump told Newsmax on Friday. “Right now, I’m helping a lot of people get into office, and we’re fighting the deep state, and we’re fighting [the] radical left.”

Trump said that he’s optimistic about how the Republicans will fare in the 2024 elections. “I think you’re going to be thrilled,” he said. “I think you’re going to be very happy. We want a little time to go by, maybe watch what happens in [2022]. We’re giving tremendous endorsements … and some people go up 40, 50, 60 points.”

In the Newsmax interview, the former president restated his commitment to continuing to fight the results of the 2020 election. “We’re also working very hard not only for 2024, but we’re working very hard to show the corruption of what took place in 2020, and then we see what happens,” he added.

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Trump has recently fanned the flames of the legally impossible conspiracy theory that the Supreme Court could throw out the results of the 2020 election and reinstate him as president.

The former president has reportedly embraced the idea that he will return to the White House by August, prior to any future election, according to The New York Times.

He told supporters to look forward to “2024 or before” in a Tuesday statement that bemoaned the “very fraudulent” 2020 election, Insider’s Mia Jankowicz reported. The claims of election fraud have been publicly and repeatedly found meritless in dozens of lawsuits, Jankowicz added.