Trump says he “likes” Merkel – “but he favors America”
Donald Trump is holding big rallies again; The first appearance in Ohio should be the starting signal for the entire series. Conspiracy theories continue to spread among audiences – and the hope that the former president will run again in 2024.
D.Former US President Donald Trump staged a large rally for the first time in five months after his term ended. Republicans chanted “Safe America!” In Wellington, Ohio on Saturday evening. – “Save America!” – appeared in front of thousands of supporters.
Speaking to cheering supporters, Trump said Republicans will defeat the “radical Democrats” in the 2022 congressional election and win a majority in the House and Senate. Then the White House should be recaptured in 2024. The former president described the government of his successor, Joe Biden, as a “total disaster.”
Trump also reiterated his allegations against Germany. Nord Stream 2 Germany pays “billions of dollars” to Russia for the Baltic Sea pipeline, but at the same time allows the United States to protect itself from Russia. He “likes” Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), “but he’s tough, he’s smart, he’s taking advantage of the United States.
The number of participants in the rally placed about 20,000 police. Many of them wore T-shirts and baseball caps with labels such as “Make America Great Again” or “Trump 2024 – Because America Can Never Be Bigger”.
Trump flirted several times with the renewed presidential candidate in 2024 – but has yet to do more than hint. The former president, who has come under criticism from his own factions since Hurricane Capital on January 6, is strengthening his power with Republicans by supporting loyal party friends and openly attacking critics.
In Wellington, near Cleveland, Trump stood behind his former adviser Max Miller, who challenged Anthony Gonzalez in the Republican primary for the 2022 congressional election in the Ohio constituency. Gonzalez was one of ten Conservative MPs who voted against Trump after the Capitol storm.
Trump stepped down as president on January 20 after Biden lost the election. The 75-year-old has yet to admit his electoral defeat and continues to spread widely denied election fraud allegations.
The former president, who was banned from online sites after Hurricane Capital, has delivered two keynote speeches at the CBAC Conservative conference in Orlando, Florida, in February and at an early Republican meeting in North Carolina since the end of his term. June.
Trump candidacy in 2024? – “I hope he wins”
Now, for the first time, he has staged a big rally like the 2016 and 2020 election campaigns. Should be the beginning of a whole series of events like this. On Wednesday, Trump will also visit the Mexican border with Texas Governor Greg Abbott. A tough course in immigration policy is one of the hallmarks of Trump’s presidency, and one of his best agenda plans is to build a border wall with Mexico, which Biden stopped.
Trump continues to enjoy a great reputation among conservative sites. “I love Donald Trump, the best president in the United States,” 57-year-old Laura Benaz told a rally in Wellington on Saturday. He believed Trump had won the November 3 election and had been ousted for a second time by massive electoral fraud.
“Corruption is so deeply ingrained in the US government that a politician (Trump) really has no chance,” Benaz said. He hopes Trump will run again in 2024. Trump supporter Philip Messi has said the former president is “absolutely” the best candidate for 2024. “I hope he wins.”