Eva Deschamps / November 16, 2022
Donald Trump filed his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election with U.S. election authorities on Tuesday, shortly before making the announcement in a speech from his luxurious Mar-a-Lago home in Florida.
In order to restore America to its greatness and glory, I am announcing my candidacy for the presidential election,” the former president told his supporters. “This is not going to be my campaign, this is going to be our campaign,” he promised them. Promising that America was “back”, he drew an idyllic picture of his first term, evoking a country at peace, prosperous and respected on the international scene. On the other hand, he did not have words harsh enough to denounce the record of his successor, the Democrat Joe Biden. A country plunged into violence and crime, where soaring prices are strangling American households, where “millions” of illegal immigrants are crossing the border with Mexico, he was indignant.
Mr. Trump pledged that Joe Biden “will not spend four more years” in the White House: “Joe Biden embodies the failures of the left and the corruption of Washington. “Donald Trump has failed America,” the current occupant of the White House responded in a tweet accompanied by a compilation of videos proclaiming that his predecessor had worked to “rig the economy for the rich,” to “attack health care” and “women’s rights” or to “pamper extremists. »