The 45th President’s Make America Great Again rallies are set to resume as early as next week, with those close to President Donald Trump telling media that he will hit the campaign trail on behalf of candidates he’s endorsed as early as May of this year, according to The Daily Mail.
President Trump noted that, despite a concerted media attempt to mar his reputation among voters, his approval numbers have been “very high” and “Nobody’s seen anything more positive.” President Trump received an overwhelming 55% of the vote in a recent CPAC 2021 straw poll, with only potential challenger Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis receiving double digits at 21%. Mike Pence, floated by prominent members of the establishment as a potential frontrunner in 2024, only received 1% of the vote. This has apparently fueled his numerous endorsements, and his desire to get back on the campaign trail with his characteristic Make America Great Again rallies.
Speaking with podcast host Dan Bongino, President Trump insisted that his post-White House life is still “very political” and seemed to suggest he has not left the political arena. “It’s a different kind of life, but still very political because of the endorsements. Everyone comes and they all want the endorsement, more than they’ve ever wanted an endorsement,” said President Trump. “It’s never been an endorsement that’s meant so much, which is an honor to me.” He added, “It means victory.”
President Trump then revealed that the famously enthusiastic Make America Great Again rallies will return as soon as next month, stating that they will first be aimed at securing the midterm election for candidates he has endorsed. “It will definitely be different in terms of the setup, but we got really good at planning these events in 2020, so we will probably use a lot of those same vendors again,” a person close to President Trump reportedly told national media.
The 45th President also revealed that he would make a formal announcement about his decision whether to run for President a third time in 2024 soon after the 2022 midterms conclude. “I think probably the most appropriate time would be right after the ’22 election, that’s my opinion. Could do it sooner, but I think right after the election would be good, especially if you have a good election,” President Trump explained. “Now I’m not sure if you didn’t have a good election, I’m not sure that that wouldn’t be good also, if you want to know the truth,” suggesting that he may take the presidential mantle again following the midterm election. President Trump is reportedly planning this third run with a new running mate after Mike Pence refused to take a stand for election integrity on January 6.
In a wide ranging interview with his daughter-in-law, Laura Trump, the 45th President previously revealed that his rallies would return “relatively soon” to give Americans “hope” for the future.