The former president refused to take responsibility for the party’s results in the mid-term elections, which resulted in a narrow majority in the House of Representatives.
Former President Donald Trump received a standing ovation on Saturday (November 19) in Las Vegas at a Republican Party rally, but several conservative leaders have criticized him for recent disappointing midterm election results.
In his first speech since announcing his 2024 White House candidacy on Tuesday, Donald Trump, 76, praised his tenure and praised his donors and members of the Republican Jewish Coalition which is holding his meeting through Sunday annual in Nevada.
The former president refused to take responsibility for the election results of Republicans, and especially his children, to “intermediateof 8 November. Instead, he said the Republican Party was “much larger and more powerful than it was before my arrivalHe again questioned Democrat Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential victory.The elections were rigged“said the billionaire who spoke on video, but the public, which had warmly welcomed him, did not react to these remarks.
His participation raised expectations because several of his detractors who had preceded him had invited to turn the page and bet on “strong leadership“. “I have great politics for the Republican Party. Stop supporting crazy ineligible candidates in our primariesNew Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said, without naming Trump.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was more forthright in his speech and insisted that Donald Trump be held accountable for the outcome of the midterm elections. “Donald Trump has chosen candidates with one criterion, only one. It wasn’t about their suitability, experience, wisdom or charisma. But whether or not they believed the 2020 presidential election was stolen. If you believe in this, I support you, otherwise I reject you“Launched the former governor, who addressed the crowd a few hours before the former president.
For his part, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan once again criticized Donald Trump in his speech on Friday. “Even Trump’s most ardent supporters say they’ve had enough!In the midterm elections, the Republican Party promised a “red wavethis would purge the Democratic Party from both houses of Congress in Washington.
However, Republicans only secured a narrow majority in the House of Representatives after several candidates backed by Donald Trump were defeated. This was also the case in the Senate, which remained in the hands of the Democrats, and in the governorships considered crucial.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who would also run in the Republican primary for 2024, was triumphantly re-elected in his state, which led some conservative media to see him as the new leader of the Republican party.