The US president affirmed that the result of the mid-term elections, where the Republican Party has not obtained a result as favorable as the one predicted by the polls , could serve as a basis for running for re-election
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Joe Biden will announce early next year if he is running for the 2024 presidential election. (REUTERS)
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, advanced this Wednesday that in early 2023 he will make a decision on whether to officially run for re-election in the 2024 elections, while emphasizing that for now he intends to run for the presidency for a second time .
“I hope that Jill (the first lady) and I have a little time to sneak away for a week, between Christmas and Thanksgiving“, the president said during a press conference. press release in which he assessed the preliminary results of the mid-term elections in the White House.
Biden reiterated that he is “greatly respectful” of the destiny, delegating the decision to his family, from whom he expects support for his candidacy, according to a statement from the United States presidency.
“I think they want me to introduce myself, but they're… we're going to have discussions about it. And I don't feel any rush one way or the other to make that judgment today,” the president said, detailing that he will probably make that decision with his family early next year.
Asked about an exit poll showing that two-thirds of votersof the country consider that he should not run for president again, Biden joked about his age, a reason that many claim as a problem for a possible pre-candidacy.
“But in any case, jokes aside, our intention is to introduce ourselves again. That has been our intention, regardless of the outcome of this election,” the US president said.
FILE PHOTO: A voter casts his ballot at the Pennsylvania primary election at a Sinai Temple in Dresher, Pennsylvania, United States, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Beier
“And the fact that we won and the fact that the Democratic Partyhas exceeded everything that was expected and has done better than any Presidency since (former president) John Kennedy is something that gives everyone a sigh of relief, “he said.
Biden affirmed that the result of the mid-term elections, where the Republican Party has not obtained a result as favorable as the one predicted by the polls, it could serve as a basis for running for the 2024 presidential elections.
For his part, the former president of the United States Donald Trump announced this Monday that next Tuesday, November 15, he will make “a big announcement” from his residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, in a veiled reference to his candidacy for the elections of 2024.
Although there had been speculation that he might announce this same Monday his candidacy, Trump summoned that day to make an announcement. But he did leave signs of his intentions: “In 2024 we are going to recover our magnificent White House”, he proclaimed during his speech at a campaign event in Ohio.
“We were a great nation and we will be a great nation again,” Trump said in a speech in which he maintained anticipation for almost two hours but ended without making his candidacy official and summoned everyone to November 15 to make his “big announcement.” .
former United States President Donald Trump advanced this Monday that next Tuesday, November 15, he will make “a big announcement” from his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida, in a veiled reference to his candidacy for the 2024 elections. (REUTERS)
Trump devoted a good part of his speech to the polls that place him in a favorable position in several states, both in a Republican primary to elect a presidential candidate and in a hypothetical reissue of the 2020 electoral contest against the Democrat and current president Joe Biden.< /p>
The former president had harsh words against the democrats and against the current state of the United States, which he described as “the beginning of communism”< /b> and requested, as he has done on previous occasions, the death penalty for drug and human traffickers.
On the immigration issue, Trump assured that The US deserves a president and a Congress that protects national borders and not those of third countries, and he complained that Central American states do not accept back immigrants who have committed crimes in the US.
(With information from Europa Press and EFE)