Donald Trump news live: DeSantis met with 2024 chants after Florida win as ‘rattled’ Trump vows to leak dirt on him

‘Get ready’: Trump says he will run for president again in 2024

Florida’s Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, won a second term despite Donald Trump’s dire campaign threats. Associated Press.

Mr. Trump has warned that Mr. DeSantis “could hurt himself very badly” if he tries to run for president in 2024, as many have speculated he might.

Some political figures and pundits see Mr. DeSantis, who gained national notoriety by stoking race and gender wars in Florida schools, as a younger, sleeker, less awkward version of Mr. Trump.

Mr. Trump still had not congratulated Mr. DeSantis after more than 90 minutes AP called the race, but he told reporters earlier in the day that he voted for him in his home state of Florida.

Meanwhile, the former president himself wasted no time in making baseless allegations of voter fraud and calling on his followers to protest before the midterm elections close.

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ICYMI: Trump goes on Truth Social after the vote

After the Florida vote, Donald Trump posted a slew of election-related posts on Truth Social.

In one, he named all the candidates he supported this election cycle and called them “TRUMP’S INCREDIBLE SUCCESS.”

He then wrote: “Reports coming out of Arizona that voting machines are malfunctioning in mostly Republican/Conservative areas. Can this be true when the vast majority of Republicans wait to vote today? Here we go again? People can’t stand it!! !”

In another statement, the former president added: “EVERYONE GO OUT AND VOTE. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”

Then: “Pennsylvania announced it could take days to decide the winner. That’s outrageous!”

“Another big problem with voter registration in Arizona. Sound familiar???”

“The state of absentee voting in Detroit is really bad. People are coming to the polls only to be told, ‘sorry, you’ve already voted.’ It’s happening in large numbers elsewhere. Protest, protest, protest!”

“Maricopa County, Arizona appears to be a voter integrity DISASTER. Likewise Detroit (of course!), Pennsylvania, and other places. Fake News will not be covered in the media!”

Megan SheetsNovember 9, 2022, 07:00


Who will emerge as the true King of Maga?

Who will be the true King of Maga after tonight’s dust settles? my colleague Andrew Buncombe Explores the growing rivalry between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis.

“On Saturday, he tried out the infamous ‘Ron DeSantimonius’ moniker for the governor of Florida — something he did when threatened by ‘Crooked Hillary’ Clinton, ‘Little Marco’ Rubio and ‘Lying Ted’ Cruz. …

“George Washington University political science professor Todd Belt underscored the widely held belief that DeSantis plans to run for president when he refused to commit to a second term if elected in a debate with DeSantis Crist.”

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 06:09


ICYMI: Trump settled the tomato lawsuit

Days after announcing his first presidential campaign in 2016, former President Donald Trump has quietly settled a lawsuit filed against him by protesters who were allegedly beaten by private security guards.

Lawyers for both Mr. Trump and the protesters told NBC News that the case was settled while the jury was being selected in a Brooklyn courtroom.

The settlement was a “wonderful day” for his clients, said Benjamin Deektor, a lawyer for the protesters, who he described as “lifelong activists in the community … defending and litigating their right to speak on the public sidewalk.” for seven years”.

“Today, this issue was resolved in terms they were very happy with,” he added.

Andrew Feinberg there are more.

Megan SheetsNovember 9, 2022 05:30


“These results are ridiculous”

The mood was broken Online communities supporting Trumpwhere users are blaming election fraud for the GOP’s worse-than-expected results.

“These results are fantastic,” wrote one poster at The Donald, which bills itself as the successor to Reddit’s banned TheDonald board. “There’s no rhyme or reason. You don’t get hit by counties in Florida and then magically cross the state line into ‘highly competitive’ territory in Georgia.”

Pennsylvania, Arizona, Georgia, and New York stand out as hotbeds of alleged fraud (clearly, today’s vote is free of widespread voter fraud).

“They’re getting votes for Fetterf*** in rigged Pennsylvania,” one user said, referring to Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman. “They are 100% ready to steal Georgia.” [Raphael] Warnock said another.

One user marveled at New York Gov. Cathy Hochul’s clear victory: “No way on God’s green earth. [Kathy] Hochul won….every f***king card is red except for three counties.” (Most New York counties are indeed Republican, but almost 43 percent of the state’s population lives in blue New York City. .)

Many users accused Republicans of squandering the radical energy generated by Mr. Trump.

Another said: “Trump has given the GOP a winning message since 2015. Instead of working with him, they’ve worked against him every step of the way. This election proves once again that they’ve done more to stop America’s first candidates than the radical Dems did. “.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 05:06


Don vs Don

Donald Trump condemned the defeat of the US Senate candidate from New Hampshire Don Boulduk About his lack of enthusiasm for the so-called big lie.

“Don Balduc was a very good guy, but he lost tonight when he backed away from his longstanding position on election fraud in the 2020 presidential primaries,” Mr. Trump said now on Truth Social. (“Main” seems to be a typo of the word “election”).

“If he was strong and honest, he would win easily. Lessons!”

Mr. Bolduc, a former U.S. Army brigadier general, was seen by some as a potential winner, but now looks set to lose to Democratic incumbent Maggie Hassan.

During the Republican primaries, Mr. Bolduc falsely claimed that Trump had won the 2020 presidential election, but reversed his position after winning the nomination.

In case anyone was wondering, Mr. Trump still hasn’t said anything about Ron DeSantis’ Florida win.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 04:44


According to Lindsey Graham, Trump will start in 2024

South Carolina senator and Trump ally Lindsay Graham Former President Ron DeSantis said whatever he decides is up to him in the 2024 race.

A booming Don-Ron asked about the competition NBC News Just now, Mr. Graham said: “I think President Trump, if he announces next week, which I think he will, has about six months to himself.

“He has a chance to get a wall of money, a [lot] support, and close this thing. And if he can’t do that, I think a lot of people will compete.

“But he’ll get the shot for four to five months, where he’ll take it in, and we’ll see how that goes.”

“It’s not exactly a wave, but I think it’s going to be a very good night,” Mr. Graham said, commenting on the broader results for Republicans, who were not as strong as some polls suggested.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 04:12


Trump extended the 2024 announcement into the midterms, despite the pre-election jibes

Former President Donald Trump did not announce his intention to run for president in 2024, ending hours of old protests at a rally for Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance on Monday.

The twice-impeached former president has failed to announce his candidacy for the presidency, which is two more years away, despite his associates and confidants spending much of the day leading up to the 2022 mid-term elections in rumors, hinting at a possible announcement by Mr. Trump in 2024. .

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One of the former president’s staunchest allies, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, even took to Twitter to urge Mr. Trump to run for a third term, writing: “Trump should announce tonight.”

Read Andrew Feinberg’s full report:

Megan SheetsNovember 9, 2022, 04:00


Kudos to Rubio, but not DeSantis

Mr. Trump did not seem to mention Ron DeSantis at all in his speech Mar-a-Lagoinstead, he praised various other Republican candidates he favored.

“You know, JD Vance is up 52-47 right now. We had an incredible rally last night in Ohio,” he said.

“And in Florida, Marco Rubio — we had an amazing rally for Marco, the night before, with the heaviest rain I’ve ever been in.”

(He spent some time describing the “big bucket of water” and other severe weather he actually experienced in Florida.)

“But Marco had a fantastic evening,” Mr Trump continued. “It’s really amazing.

He praised Cathy Britt, who just won Alabama’s Senate race, and Herschel Walker, who is now tied with Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock.

He also gave some praise to the media, saying: “They’re not the best people in the world, but they’re the best financially…thanks for being here. Stay tuned.” Hello, Don.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 03:30


Trump will speak, but only briefly

Donald Trump seems to have finished his speech Mar-a-Lago a few minutes later, he boasted that the candidates he supported had won the election.

The audio cut out early in his speech, but I didn’t hear him talk about Ron DeSantis.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 03:18


DeSantis has now defeated Trump in Florida

Here is an interesting fact about Donald Trump: Ron DeSantis In the 2020 elections, it seems that the former president has far exceeded his own performance.

Mr. DeSantis is projected to win Florida with 51.2 percent, while Mr. DeSantis is projected to win by about four points, according to The New York Times. That’s a 19-point margin over Democrat Charlie Crist.

Senator Marco RubioMr. Trump, once dubbed “Little Marco,” also won the state by 58 percent, according to the Times, outpacing his detractor.

MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki also noted that Miami Dade, who went Democratic in 2016, voted about 53.6 percent for Mr. DeSantis. “Look at that!” Kornacki shouted.

Yo Dodds9 November 2022 03:13


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