One Traitor GOP Senator Has Already Declared He Won’t Support Trump in 2024

H/T Town Hall.

This move by Senator Bill Cassidy(RINO-LA) could very well spell the end of his career in the Senate.

Is this a smart move, senator? You represent a reliably Republican state—and you’re not going to support Donald Trump should he become the 2024 nominee? That sounds like idiocy. That sounds like tempting fate concerning a primary challenge. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has already put all his chips on the table on this one, declaring he’s decidedly not on the MAGA train. That’s fine—his state sure as hell will be, though (via The Hill):

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said he will not vote for former President Trump if he wages a bid for the presidency in 2024.

Cassidy, during an interview with “Axios on HBO” that aired on Sunday, also doubled down on his prediction that Trump will not be the GOP nominee if he decides to run again in the next cycle.

The Republican senator told Axios’s Mike Allen “I don’t know that” when discussing the likelihood that Trump will win the GOP nomination in 2024 if he launches a third campaign for the White House.

[…]

When pressed on whether Trump could lose the nomination in 2024, Cassidy said “if you want to win the presidency, and hopefully that’s what voters are thinking about, I think he might.”

“But it’s clear you ain’t voting for him,” Allen said to Cassidy.

“I’m not,” the Republican senator responded.

Bill, where have you been? Not only do Republicans want Trump to run again, but the lion’s share wants the man to remain a top figure in shaping the party’s future. Trump took over the party. Tired of losing, the base looked for something different. They got it. It clinched an upset win in 2016—and if it weren’t for a pandemic caused by Anthony Fauci’s reckless NIH grants to a Chinese virology lab in Wuhan—Trump would have easily secured a second term. I wouldn’t bet anything against Trump—ever. Cassidy thinks otherwise, but there’s time. Maybe he can change his mind. Then again, the man did vote to impeach the president during the second effort. The irony is that declarations like Cassidy’s are what could lead to Trump running again.

Straw Poll: Ron DeSantis Tops Donald Trump in Presidential 2024 Approval

H/T Breitbart.

While I would see Donald Trump in a return match with Joe Pee Pads Biden in 2024.

That being said I can and will support Ron DeSantis if he becomes the 2024 Republican nominee.

A straw poll indicates Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) slightly edges out former President Donald Trump in presidential 2024 approval.

Centennial Institute surveyed respondents at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver on Saturday in which participants “were asked to select each potential candidate they would approve for president in 2024.”

The top five ranked as follows:

  1. Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) 74.12 percent
  2. Donald Trump 71.43 percent
  3. Sen. Ted Cruz (R) 42.86 percent
  4. Mike Pompeo 39.35 percent
  5. Sen. Tim Scott (R) 35.58 percent

 

The poll also asked respondents to rank their top issues. The top three rank as follows:

  1. Immigration/border security 82 percent
  2. Election integrity 79 percent
  3. Religious freedom 75 percent

The poll comes as DeSantis is deploying state and local law enforcement officers to the United States-Mexico border to help mitigate the nation’s ongoing illegal immigration crisis.

DeSantis decision answers Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) request to help them with the wave of illegal immigration pouring into their states as a result of the Biden administration’s massive Catch and Release operation.

If Trump Were to Run In 2024, New Poll Shows He Would Dominate the Race

H/T Western Journal.

I hope Donald Trump does run in 2024.

Perhaps the positive results of this new poll will finally lead Donald Trump to throw his hat into the ring for the 2024 presidential election.

The former president has previously said that he is looking at the possibility “very seriously” but “it’s a little too soon” to announce his campaign.

The May 2021 poll shows that Donald Trump would come out on top as the winner if he were to run in the 2024 presidential election against Vice President Kamala Harris.

When polling likely voters for the general election, national survey research company McLaughlin & Associates discovered that more than three-quarters of Republicans would vote for Trump. In fact, an astounding 83 percent of likely Republican voters would cast their ballots for Trump in the general election.

Trump has nearly unanimous support in the Republican Party and seems to be favored above all other potential Republican candidates.

When compared to former Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, Trump took the majority lead at 57 percent.

Meanwhile, Pence trailed behind at 10 percent, DeSantis at eight percent and Haley at five percent.

With Republican voters seemingly in the bag, where does Trump stand with the rest of the nation?

Given the fact that 64 percent of voters polled believed Vice President Kamala Harris would assume the nation’s highest office before the end of President Joe Biden’s official term, Trump seems to be in solid standing.

In a hypothetical race against the would-be President Harris, Trump would claim victory in the general election by four percentage points.

A majority of voters responded unfavorably to Harris in the survey. The poll indicates that 48 percent view her unfavorably, while she squeaks by with 47 percent favorability.

However, Harris still pulled ahead of other Democratic opponents in a hypothetical primary. Up against former first lady Michelle Obama, who earned 16 percent, Harris led with 35 percent.

In addition, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez polled at seven percent and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg followed slightly behind at six percent.

If Harris were to go head-to-head with Trump, she would lose with 45 percent of the vote, compared to the former president’s 49 percent.

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Early indicators suggest Trump has more than enough staying power to propel himself to victory in 2024, if he decides to pull the trigger.

The GOP’s 2024 Race Will Be Brutal And It’s a Fight We Need to Have

H/T  Town Hall.

The 2024 election will be a battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party.

Will it remain the party of Donald Trump or become the party of the as the author of this article says squishes?

The GOP is in the midst of a civil war to determine if it’s going to be the party of normal people who want freedom and prosperity, or return to being the party of donor-suckling corporate shills carefully overseeing our country’s descent into ruin. My side is Option A, but there will be a 2024 candidate representing Option B. The candidate of Option B will eventually lose.

 

Right now, the Option A side is currently regrouping. The America First revolt against decades of performative failure by our lame GOPe is at a crossroads, and the hope among the hopeless hacks is that with Donald Trump gone they can suppress the base and get back to catering to big business as usual. Except we patriots not going anywhere no matter how hard the squishes collaborate with the Democrats to turn us into scary insurekkshunsists of insurekkshun.

The last election, as much of a fiasco as it was, did offer some good omens for America First. Minority voters voted Republican in unexpected numbers. GOP candidates did very well in the House races. And we know a bunch more Republican senators would have voted to convict President Trump if they had not been so terrified of our wrath. This is good – we want Republican officials in a permanent state of terror over our wrath.

President * has stumbled out of the gate with zero wins in his first month. He signed a bunch of executive orders, all of which the next GOP president should undo on Day One. His $2,000 promise has already been broken. He is botching COVID, and parents are getting sick of indolent public school teachers demanding to be paid for not doing their jobs, instead of their usual demand to be paid for not doing their jobs well. His global warming agenda has been frozen by the Texas arctic nightmare. And also, people are noticing that he’s a creepy weirdo.

He’s literally done nothing but fail, and this despite the licensed, professional journalists of journalism explaining away his stumbles and supporting his withered narratives narrative like a media jockstrap.

Oh, and they are keeping Kamala (pronounced “Who cares how you pronounce her name?”) under lock and key. She’s even goofier. And, since the “President * Leaves Office When?” office pool seems to think that the clock is ticking (My sawbuck is down on him to be 25th Amendmented back to Delaware by this time next year, chasing squirrels and staring blankly at the tee-vee), she’ll be the Dem nominee – especially now that they are setting the FBI on Cuomo to clear the field.

At the threshold, there is a key question – does President Trump run again? I think not (I’ve heard rumors both ways). He’ll be older. He’s already proven himself, and his legacy will only improve as * screws up (though the lib historians will never credit Trump for his many successes, just like they never credit Reagan). But it would be less fun for him next time, especially since it would be an uphill fight, and being a kingmaker has its charms. Plus, a 2024 run backs up our GOP bench for another two-to-six years. We still love the guy, but I don’t see him hopping in.

I could be wrong. After all, it is Donald Trump.

So, assuming I am right, the GOP battle for the White House will be wide open and doubly intense – there’s an ideological divide, and there’s a good chance of the GOP winning against a feckless foe. Look for a brawl. And here’s my current assessment of some of the key brawlers…

Ron DeSantis – Non-Squish: He’s the “it-con” right now, the governor of a big and enreddening state whose competence provides a clear contrast with Killer Cuomo. The media hates him, which adds to his luster. A military guy, he tolerates no guff. There are questions about his retail political skills, and it is unclear whether he will appeal to Midwestern voters, but he does seem to have the edge on the Trump tribe at the moment. I am watching with great interest.

Tom Cotton – Non-Squish: He is pretty woke, which is good. He certainly wants to run, but he has no executive experience and his retail skills have been lacking. Another problem is he comes off like he’s 19. He just seems young, and he is young. I am unconvinced that 2024 is his year.

Ted Cruz – Non-Squish: I like him. I have given him money in the past, and he’d be terrific if he got in office, “if” being the key word. But he has a charisma deficit – he almost lost to that furry Beto in Texas – and it’s hard to see him appealing to the working class. He himself concedes that the Cancun thing was an unforced error, but leave it to the Dem media to overplay their hand by obsessing on it in order to distract from Governor Homicide and inspire people to defend Cruz who otherwise would have shaken their heads at his bad judgment. Hey media, let us know when Ted’s next vacation kills 10K old people in nursing homes. Still, in 2024, Cruz needs to be thinking about keeping his Senate seat – he’s a voice we need in that den of iniquity.

Josh Hawley – Non-Squish: Another young guy with a lot of talent. The media wants to turn him into Jefferson Davis, Jr., but then the media will call any Republican the second coming of the Confederacy so that can’t be a criterion for us. He’s smart, tough and woke – especially about the tech titans, and he is fully America First. I want to see more.

Mike Pompeo – Non-Squish: No hit on this fellow Army vet, but why him? He was a great Secretary of State, and he’d make a great president, but who, exactly, is in the throes of Pompeomania? I’d be happy to vote for him, but not happy that we nominated him because I see no Pompeo path to victory.

Kristi Noem – Non-Squish: I must admit – I am intrigued. She’s another successful governor who rejected COVID idiocy, and she’s been lifting her profile so we all know she’s running. She is mos def conservawoke. It’s good that she’s not from a coast. She is a female who identifies as female, which will make for an interesting dynamic running against Harris. Don’t expect Noem to win back the suburbs by default. The media will instruct the unsatisfied wine women of suburbia that’s she’s not a real woman since she is happily married and doesn’t guzzle Trader’s Joe’s screw top Chardonnay every night to ease her angst. Of course, suburban men might like her because she does not come off like the emasculating harpy waiting for them back at the McMansion. I want to see more.

Larry Hogan – Squish: The lumpy doofus is the governor of a state no one cares about. He’s John Kasich, except his dad wasn’t a mailman and his associates aren’t accused of being pedos. There is a constituency for Hogan as the GOP nominee, but it consists solely of journalists and Larry Hogan. 

Mitt Romney – Miracle Whip Squishy: He might run since he’s getting primaried in Utah, his state du jour. But who is the person who is not part of that pedo-enabling group of grifters who wants this doofus to bring down another national ticket with his unique brand of sanctimonious weakness? Why can’t this geek just go away?

Nikki! Haley – Jeb! 2: The SquishengingThe GOP’s Chatty Weathervane is the Establishment’s first choice in 2024, the candidate the donors and the pols want and who the base will reject like it rejected Jeb! in 2016. She is intended to represent a return to the Republicans of the past and to win back all those sissies who voted against Trump for his mean tweets. In that, she’ll get the media’s help until the second she wins the nomination, when media Lucy will pull away the football and Haley be labeled “Nikki Hitler” and wonder why all her media friends are being mean to her after she sucked up to them so enthusiastically. She’s not woke, and she’s not loyal. If she would not stand by Trump, why would you imagine she would stand by you? Trump’s diss of her after her Politico betrayal – what kind of Republican talks to Politico? – was glorious. The only way she might not be another George W. Bush-like disaster in the very unlikely scenario in which she wins is if she spent the whole four years surrounded by an audience of hardcore cons, since she naturally says whatever the audience she is in front of at any given moment wants to hear. She will run and occupy the “moderate and sensible loser” lane. And she will moderately and sensibly lose.

You will notice the lack of Ric Grenell on my list. It is no secret that I am biased – I think he’s magnificent and a future president. If he gets in in 2024, he’s my guy – conservawoke, tough and smart. But his highest and best use in 2024 – I hope he does not take a detour by going in on the California recall – is as the knife-fighting veep nominee. I pity the fool who steps to Ric. The base loves him – it’s remarkable how popular he is out there. I mention him in a speech and the room erupts. Ric on the ticket means us hardcores are fully assured that the new administration will fight, and he will serve our country well doing the actual job (this is a guy who could make peace in the Balkans – that’s an achievement!). 

So, here’s my dream ticket for 2024: [One of the Non-Squishes] + Ric Grenell.

Rumored 2024 Hopeful Nikki Haley Breaks Sharply with Trump: ‘He Let Us Down’

H/T Western Journal.

If Nikki Haley had any 2024 aspirations to run for president those hope just sank faster that the Titanic.

Nikki Haley broke with former President Donald Trump in an interview published Friday, saying the former president “let us down.”

The 2024 presidential hopeful told Politico she warned Trump that his words matter following his rally in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2017.

“I called [Trump] and I said, ‘You need to realize your words matter and what you say, and you think you’re saying, and what someone else may hear can be very different things,’” Haley said.

“‘You have to understand that people can take that and hurt people with it.’”

The former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor said she was “triggered” watching Trump’s speech on Jan. 6, especially his criticism of former Vice President Mike Pence, and had to turn it off.

“I mean, Jon [Lerner] texted me something and I said, ‘I can’t. I can’t watch it. I can’t watch it,’ because I felt the same thing. Somebody is going to hear that, and bad things will happen,” she said.

“I am so disappointed in the fact that [despite] the loyalty and friendship he had with Mike Pence, that he would do that to him. Like, I’m disgusted by it.”2

Despite the events of Jan. 6, Haley said she thinks “impeachment is a waste of time” because Trump is “not going to run for federal office again.”

“He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him. And we can’t let that ever happen again,” she said.

She added that she was “deeply disturbed” by Trump’s actions after the 2020 presidential election.

“I don’t feel like I know who he is anymore,” Haley said.  “The person that I worked with is not the person I have watched since the election”

The 48-year-old rising star of the Republican Party is widely rumored to be making a run for the presidency in 2024, Forbes reported.

In a recent Morning Consult/Politico survey, Haley fell below other presidential possibilities including Mike Pence, Donald Trump Jr., Ted Cruz and Mitt Romney.

Former President Donald Trump still led the pack with 42 percent of voters backing his nomination.

The poll was conducted from Jan. 8-11 among 595 Republican voters with a four-point margin of error.

Haley launched the Stand for America PAC in January, ahead of her rumored run.

“It’s more important than ever that we stand up for our founding ideas & American values,” Haley tweeted at the time. “That means defending capitalism, protecting freedom, promoting religious liberty, & ensuring American security.”

Here’s Who Leads the 2024 Republican Primary Poll for President

H/T Western Journal.

If by chance President Trump does not prevail in the 2020 election he will be the 2024 Republican nominee.

President Donald Trump leads all comers in likely Republican Party candidates in 2024 should his legal battles in key swing states fall short.

A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds the president with 53 percent support among Republicans and Republican-leaning registered voters, followed by Vice President Mike Pence at 12 percent and Donald Trump Jr. at 8 percent.

Other Republicans including former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, and Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mitt Romney of Utah came in at 4 percent support apiece.

The poll, conducted Nov. 21-23, had a total sample size was 1,990 registered voters, with a margin of error of +/- 2 percentage points.

If Trump were to run in 2024, he would be 78, the same age Biden is now.

Also potentially working against him would be the argument, “If he could not beat Biden (though many of us believe he did), how will he fare against someone who would presumably be a stronger candidate?”

Of course, the Democrats may go full-socialism mode, with someone like Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts or Sen. Kamala Harris of California, which should make it easier for the former New York businessman to prevail in a general election.

Democrats would also not be able to use COVID-19 to campaign against Trump in 2024, and hopefully, tighter absentee ballot measures would be in place and enforced.

Trump is finishing his first term on a high note, with vaccines on the verge of being approved and therapeutics coming online.

Key conservatives remain strongly behind Trump’s legal fights in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Nevada, Georgia and potentially Arizona.

The Conservative Action Project, founded by former Reagan-era Attorney General Edwin Meese, released a joint statement with more than 100 conservative movement leaders calling for Trump to fight on “until every legal vote has been counted.”

“Ours is a government of laws. Included in those laws are the processes by which elections at every level of government are conducted,” the group said.

“The purpose of subjecting the election process to a legal regime is to ensure that results are, and are accepted as, just and accurate. This system works and all Americans should trust it. But, it must be allowed to fully work,” they added.

“It does not erode the foundations of the republic to remind American citizens that the media does not certify elections,” the group said.

In addition to Meese, among the prominent leaders signing onto the statement are Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell, Concerned Women for American president Penny Nancy, Club for Growth President David McIntosh, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, Liberty Counsel president Mat Staver, former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint and Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin.

Trump’s got a solid record, a diverse base of voters and plenty of conservative movement backers.

We’ll just have to see what the political landscape looks like in ’24 and the mood of the Republican Party to determine if Trump could launch another successful run to “Make America Great Again.”

Trump To Quickly Announce 2024 Campaign If Biden Victory Is Certified: Report

H/T Conservative Brief.

President Trump could become the second person in history to be elected to two nonconsecutive terms.

President Donald Trump has reportedly told some of his advisers that if Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden is certified as the winner of the 2020 election, he will announce a 2024 campaign shortly afterward.

“Some advisers had hoped that Mr. Trump would accept the state of the race by the end of this week, but a looming recount in Georgia may delay that,” The New York Times reported. “The president has told some advisers that if the race is certified for Mr. Biden, he will announce a 2024 campaign shortly afterward.”

The news comes as speculation has grown over whether Trump will launch a media endeavor when he leaves office, something that Republicans indicated would be nearly impossible to do if he was planning on launching another presidential run.

“He certainly has the right to do it. I mean, Donald Trump, irrespective of the outcome of this race, however, it turns out, in the end after all the legal claims have been adjudicated – Donald Trump brought in millions of people to vote Republican that had never considered it before,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) told reporters on Tuesday. “And if he runs in 2024 he’ll certainly be the front runner, and then he’ll probably be the nominee – but again I’m being presumptuous here, we’re not even through 2020.”

 

 

This is the second report this week alleging Trump is strongly considering a 2024 run.

Aside from that, a new report claims that if Trump does not prevail in his legal challenges regarding the 2020 election results, he will launch another bid for the White House in 2024.

Reporter Jonathan Swan claimed that Trump has admitted privately that he has lost the election.

Swan reported, “This is the clearest indication yet that Trump understands he has lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden — even as the president continues to falsely insist that he is the true winner, that there has been election fraud and that his team will fight to the end in the courts.”

Trump is reported to be “privately discussing” a 2024 run in the case that the legal dominoes do not fall his way.

Swan claimed he had heard from “two sources” close to the campaign about that potential outcome.

“President Trump has already told advisers he’s thinking about running for president again in 2024, two sources familiar with the conversations tell Axios,” the report said.

Axios reported that should Trump come up short after exhausting his legal remedies, he would be a force to be reckoned with, should he indeed throw his hat into the 2024 GOP primary.

Swan reported, “Aides advising Republicans who are likely to run in 2024 are dreading the prospect of a Trump run given the extraordinary sway he holds over millions of GOP voters.”

“Even four years after leaving office, he could remain formidable in a Republican primary,” Swan added in his report. “That fact alone could freeze the ambitions, fundraising, and staffing of individual candidates — and of the Republican National Committee as it seeks to regroup and move beyond Trump.”

It is indeed difficult to imagine any scenario where Trump would not the undisputed leader of the Republican party, whether as a 2020 second term president or as a private citizen.

 

CNN Panel Says Harris Could Be Democrat Nominee For President In 2024

H/T Conservative Brief.

If Biden wins after all of the court challenges are over I do not look for Kalama Knee Pads Harris to wait on 2024 to backstab Joe Pee Pads Biden.

I look for Knee Pads Harris to work behind the scenes to have Pee Pads removed under the 25th Amendment.

Many people believed it, many people speculated about it, but now even the media is saying they believe it will be the case that Sen. Kamala Harris will vie for the presidency.

CNN host Anderson Cooper and guest David Axelrod speculated that, due to President-elect Joe Biden’s age, Vice President-elect Harris will attempt to become president in 2024, Mediaite reported.

Less than 12 hours after their network declared former Vice President Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential race, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and David Axelrod openly speculated about the possibility that he won’t run for reelection.

During CNN’s election coverage Saturday night, Cooper referenced the age gap between Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. (Biden will be 78 when he takes the Oath of Office in January, while Harris is 56.), The CNN anchor then introduced the possibility that Biden’s age would limit his time as commander in chief.

“I mean her age, Joe Biden’s age, the potential that he may only serve one term,” Cooper said before Axlerod interrupted.

Axelrod, who was former President Obama’s campaign manager, said that Harris is in the best position to win the Democrat nomination in 2024, even after her abysmal performance in the 2020 Democratic primaries.

“This is a unique political situation,” he said. “Because never has a vice president entered office on the first day as the, kind of, presumed frontrunner for the nomination four years later. And because of the dynamic that we’ve been discussing here, because she is seen by many on the left of the party as sort of their person in the administration, the person who is going to bring different voices into the discussions, there’s also pressure associated with that. So it’s a really unique situation that she’s going to have to navigate.”

Cooper said that Harris is in a tough position because she has to keep her credibility with progressives as she works for a more moderate president in Biden.

“If she is thinking about the next step, if four years from now President-Elect Biden decided not to run, if she does not respond to the left of the party, that is going to harm her down the road. And yet, clearly if there is going to be a lot of compromises being done, there’s a lot of folks on the left of the party who are not going to be happy,” he said.

“She’s got to navigate through the primary,” Axelrod argued. “We’re getting way ahead of ourselves.”

You think? First of all, there are still expected to be court challenges to the win the media has declared for Biden, which it appears that the CNN personalities are ignoring.

There is also no reason to believe, right now, that Joe Biden would not seek to win another election, even at the age of 82.

But even if Biden survives the court challenges to his declared victory, there is every indication that he would govern in a more moderate fashion than Harris would want, and that many in the Democrat Party would want.

It could be an interesting Democrat primary in 2024