Republican voters may soon finally get answers on whether Donald Trump will run for president again in 2024.
In an interview with Fox News host Greg Gutfeld that aired Thursday, the former president announced that he’ll make a final decision on whether to mount another bid for the White House “in the not too distant future,” the Daily Caller reported.
“I think you’ll be very happy”
It’s no secret that the question of Trump’s plans for 2024 has been chief on the minds of pundits and voters alike for months since he left office. In recent interviews, Trump insiders including Roger Stone and former White House spokesman Sean Spicer have said they anticipate that the former president will run again.
But he still wouldn’t say for sure when pressed by Gutfeld on Wednesday.
“I love our country. I think you’ll be very happy,” Trump told Gutfeld in response to his question, before teasing the Fox host for not supporting his candidacy at first last time around.
“I’ll make a decision in the not too distant future,” the former president added. “I love our country and I think a lot of people are going to be very happy.”
Take a look at the pair’s talk, courtesy of Fox:
Will he or won’t he?
According to the Daily Caller, Trump also pointed in his talk with Gutfeld to recent polls showing him with good odds against Biden in a potential 2024 match-up, in addition to his high marks with GOP voters.
“That makes me feel good. It makes me feel appreciated,” the former president said, as the Daily Caller reported.
Polling aside, a number of other factors indicate Trump may be gearing up for another run at the White House. Among them: Trump has resumed his famously boisterous rallies, with upcoming appearances planned for Georgia and Iowa.
What’s more, the former president’s friends aren’t exactly keeping quiet about his plans. “Based on my communications with him, I now believe that he will be a candidate,” Stone said of Trump in a Thursday interview, according to The Washington Times. “I believe that he’s crossed that Rubicon in his mind.”