Last Updated on January 29, 2021
Ohio Republican state reps Jon Cross and Reggie Stoltzfus announced Friday that they are seeking co-sponsors for a bill that would recognize the date of June 14 as “President Donald J. Trump Day” in the interest of celebrating one of the greatest presidents in American history.”
In a statement released Friday afternoon, Cross and Stoltzfus declare, “Former President Donald J. Trump was our 45th President of the United States and against great odds, accomplished many things that have led our nation to unparalleled prosperity.”
June 14 is President Trump’s birthday, and also overlaps with Flag Day.
“Let’s show the 3,154,834 Ohio voters (a record historic number of votes received for President in Ohio) who cast their ballot to re-elect Donald J Trump that we as a legislature recognize the accomplishments of his administration, and that the Ohio house believes it is imperative we set aside a day to celebrate one of the greatest presidents in American history,” the memorandum reads.
The statement concludes, “President Donald J. Trump personified the emotions of millions of Ohioans who for too long have felt marginalized by our government and the American political system, adding, “this legislation will help ensure that for one day each year the voice of millions of people from all corners of our state will be commemorated.”
Correcting: Ohio Republican Reps. Jon Cross and Reggie Stoltzfus are looking for cosponsors to declare June 14 “President Donald J. Trump Day” to “celebrate one of the greatest presidents in American history” – that’s Trump’s birthday (also Flag Day) pic.twitter.com/h3kfRorxp9
— Karen Kasler (@karenkasler) January 29, 2021
Cross and Stoltzfus are currently seeking co-sponsors for the legislation within the Ohio House of Representatives.
Earlier this month, President Trump announced the creation of an “Office of the Former President,” which will carry on the agenda of the Trump administration:
Today President Donald J. Trump announced the Office of the Former President, staffed by President Trump’s former White House advisors. According to a statement from the Office of the Former President, Trump will continue to push for his America First agenda using the Office.
“Today, the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, formally opened the Office of the Former President,” the statement began.
“The Office will be responsible for managing President Trump’s correspondence, public statements, appearances, and official activities to advance the interests of the United States and to carry on the agenda of the Trump Administration through advocacy, organizing, and public activism.”
President Trump left office maintaining strong support from the Republican voter base, and current President Joe Biden continues to pull in anemic approval ratings after his first week in office.