Mary Trump: Here's Why My Uncle Won't Run For President Again In 2024
Written by Huffingtonpost on December 3, 2020
Mary Trump mentioned the notion that her uncle, President Donald Trump, may run for a second time period in 2024 is “preposterous.”
“I believe that this, initially, was most likely an concept that was floated to him to be able to assuage his wounded ego after he so decisively misplaced to President[-elect] Biden,” she mentioned throughout an look on ABC’s “The View.”
“And I believe it’s one thing he clings to as a option to preserve his relevance, which I instructed earlier goes to wane precipitously after the inauguration.”
At a White Home vacation occasion Tuesday, the president floated the thought of operating once more within the subsequent presidential election, telling the group: “We’re making an attempt to do one other 4 years. In any other case, I’ll see you in 4 years.”
It’s been a month because the election, however Trump nonetheless hasn’t conceded to Democrat Joe Biden, who gained 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232. Trump’s authorized staff is combating fruitlessly to overturn the ends in a number of battleground states utilizing a baseless “stolen election” narrative rife with conspiracy theories.
Mary Trump, who authored a e book about her uncle, “Too A lot And By no means Sufficient: How My Household Created The World’s Most Harmful Man,” mentioned there are a number of causes she believes the president gained’t run once more.
“One among them … is that he could also be dealing with some critical prices on the state degree, plus there are some lawsuits that he must grapple with,” she mentioned. “And, in fact, there may be his monetary publicity. So I don’t see that occuring.”
The New York Occasions obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax returns in September, revealing a number of converging monetary threats, together with a whole bunch of tens of millions in personally assured debt coming due within the subsequent 4 years.
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