Former press secretary Stephanie Grisham warned that Trump will be about revenge and may set up some draconian policies if he wins the 2024 presidential election. She told ABC News “Good Morning America” in an interview that she wants to, “in whatever way I can, educate the public about the behaviors within the [Trump] White House, because it does look like he’s going to try to run in 2024.”
“I want to just warn people that once he takes office, if he were to win, he doesn’t have to worry about reelection anymore,” she added. “He will be about revenge. He will probably have some pretty draconian policies that go on.”
Trump’s post-presidential office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Grisham’s remarks Monday. But the former president — who remains focused on perpetuating the falsehood that President Joe Biden’s election in 2020 was fraudulent — has hinted repeatedly in recent months that he will seek the White House again in 2024, although he has not formally announced his candidacy.
Trump ramped up speculation about a reelection bid Sunday, telling Yahoo Finance in an interview that he would beat Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis — a potential 2024 Republican primary rival — “like I would beat everyone else” if he decides to campaign for a second term.
Trump to run in 2024
Advisers are reportedly telling former President Trump to hold off on announcing his 2024 campaign for president, in part out of fear that he will be blamed if Republicans do not win back the House or Senate next year.
While Trump has not officially announced his intentions to run for president in the next While Trump has not officially announced his intentions to run for president in 2020, he has been publicly flirting with the notion for months. He informed Sean Hannity of Fox News in July that he had made a decision on his 2024 intentions, but he didn’t give any details.