Rolling Stone reported on Monday that former President Donald Trump has told “at least three people he’s dined with in recent months that he plans to run in 2024,” according to “a former senior official at the Republican National Committee.”
The official claims, “I have three friends who’ve had dinner with him in the last couple of months. All three reported that his current plans are to run for president in 2024.”
Scoop from me:
Trump has told at least three of his recent dinner pals he’s planning to run for president in 2024, a top GOP source tells me https://t.co/yJmojchBLa
— Andy Kroll (@AndyKroll) July 19, 2021
Former Trump Adviser: ‘All The People I Talk To Who Deal With Him Directly Think As Of Now He Is Running’
“Now, whether he does or not is a different issue,” the official added. “We’ve still got three years to go. But he’s telling people that.”
Rolling Stone reported, “The ex-R.N.C. official says the first two dinners took place in late spring. But the third dinner happened in the last two weeks, the official said.”
“The first two dinner companions came away from their conversations convinced Trump was serious and he’s running, the official adds,” according to Rolling Stone.
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The news outlet added, “The third said he left the dinner ‘not 100% sure Trump wants to run but he likes being in the conversation, he wants to freeze the field, and he wants his name out there,’ according to the ex-R.N.C. official.”
When Rolling Stone reached out to Team Trump for comment, there was no response.
A former Trump adviser who is still in touch with that circle said to Rolling Stone, “All the people I talk to who deal with him directly think as of now he is running.”
President Trump allegedly told dinner guests he plans to run again, per @RollingStone:
“I have three friends who’ve had dinner with him in the last couple of months. All three reported that his current plans are to run for president in 2024,” the former R.N.C. official says.”
— Julia (@Jules31415) July 20, 2021
Trump Tells Hannity He Has Made Up His Mind
At a recent Fox News town hall, Sean Hannity asked the former president, “You’re not going to answer, but I have to ask…” regarding his decision in 2024.
“Without giving the answer…have you made up your mind?” Hannity said.
“Yes,” Trump said, to loud cheers.
“I think you got it right,” Hannity told the crowd.
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