Donald Trump 2024 presidential campaign

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Donald J. Trump
for President 2024
Campaign2024 presidential primaries
2024 United States presidential election
CandidateDonald Trump
45th President of the United States (2017–2021)[1]
AffiliationRepublican Party
AnnouncedNovember 15, 2022[2]
Palm Beach, Florida
LaunchedJanuary 28, 2023
New Hampshire
and South Carolina
HeadquartersArlington, Virginia, U.S.
Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Key people
Make America Great Again
Theme songY.M.C.A. (song)
by the Village People

The 2024 presidential campaign of Donald Trump was announced by Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021. He announced his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election on November 15, 2022.[5]

Trump is currently seeking the nomination for the Republican primaries. If he is elected, he will become the second president after Grover Cleveland to serve two non-consecutive presidential terms.

Background[change | change source]

After Joe Biden won the 2020 United States presidential election, Trump became the first incumbent president since the 1992 presidential election to lose his reelection bid. Trump also became the first president since George H. W. Bush to serve one presidential term.

After he lost the 2020 election, Trump refused to concede to Biden and accept his loss. He later made widespread false claims of election and voter fraud, and saying it was rigged and stolen from him, despite no evidence to support his claims.

Trump later made many attempts to overturn the election results, to prevent Biden's presidential transition and block the certification of his election victory, which later resulted in the attack on the United States Capitol, which left five people dead and later resulted in his second impeachment, becoming the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

Trump left office on January 20, 2021, and became the first outgoing president since 1869, who did not attend his successor's inauguration.

On November 15, 2022, he announced his candidacy for 2024 presidential election.[6][7][8][9]

This also officially makes Trump's fourth presidential campaign, as he ran for president in 2000, 2016, 2020, and is running again in 2024.

This later caused wide speculation that both Trump and Biden may face a potential rematch in the 2024 election. If Trump and Biden are renominated, this would be the first presidential rematch since the 1956 presidential election.

As of 2023, there are multiple factors working against Trump such as, the hearings of the January 6 Committee, FBI search of Mar-a-Lago, Raffensperger phone call, Stormy Daniels scandal, and his indictment by the New York grand jury.

References[change | change source]

  1. "FEC Form 2 Statement of Candidacy" (PDF). 2022-11-15.
  2. "FEC Form 2 Statement of Candidacy" (PDF). 2022-11-15.
  3. Olivia Nuzzi (December 23, 2022). "Donald Trump 2024: His Final Presidential Campaign". New York Magazine. Retrieved December 25, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Alex Isenstadt (January 12, 2023). "Trump prepares to open next phase of 2024 campaign in South Carolina". Politico. Retrieved January 17, 2023.
  5. "TRUMP, DONALD J. - Candidate overview". Retrieved 2023-04-01.
  6. "Trump announces he's running for president again in 2024". Retrieved 2022-11-16.
  7. Stracqualursi, Gabby Orr,Kristen Holmes,Veronica (2022-11-16). "Former President Donald Trump announces a White House bid for 2024 | CNN Politics". CNN. Retrieved 2022-11-16.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  8. Former President Donald Trump announces he's running for president in 2024, retrieved 2022-11-16
  9. Montanaro, Domenico (2022-11-15). "Donald Trump, who tried to overturn Biden's legitimate election, launches 2024 bid". NPR. Retrieved 2022-11-16.