First speech as former president: Trump does not want to found his party

Status: 02/28/2021 11:51 PM

For a long time, Trump has actively fueled the dispute over the direction of his party. In his first appearance since his departure, he has now emphasized Republican unity. He described reports that spoke about his desire to establish a new party as “fake news.”

In his first public appearance since leaving office, former US President Donald Trump has ruled out creating a new party. “I’m not going to found a new party,” Trump said in Orlando at the CPAC, an event organized by conservative activists.

“We have the Republican Party.” You will be defiant and stronger than ever. “I will continue to fight alongside you.” Previous reports about the possible incorporation of a party were “fake news.”

Sharp criticism of his successor

Trump has harshly criticized the policies of his successor, Joe Biden. This is unusual for a US president who just left office, but it was expected with Trump. The former president accused his successor of “the most disastrous first month for a president in modern history.” Trump has also indicated again the possibility of running for the presidency in 2024. The 74-year-old Democrat said: “Who knows, I might choose to defeat them for a third time.”

The appearance of the conference participants was accompanied by warm applause. Trump refuses to this day to admit his defeat to Biden. He claims that he was robbed of the victory due to massive electoral fraud, but he has not provided any evidence of this. Biden won 81 million votes in the election and a clear majority of the electorate. More than 74 million Americans voted for Trump.

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Trump supporters celebrated Trump in front of the venue.

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Permanently blocked by Twitter

Since Trump got out of office, the Republican Party has divided a political conflict that Trump has long fueled. Most recently, he has attacked the highest Republicans in the US Senate, His former ally Mitch McConnell, publicly.

Trump has lived in Florida since he left office on January 20. Things have become relatively quiet about the former president since he left the White House, which is also due to the fact that the SMS service Twitter has permanently blocked him. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey justified this after storming the Capitol with violence By supporters of Trump as “security”.

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