As the 2024 presidential election approaches, Donald Trump branded his potential rivals in the race for the Republican nomination at CPAC.
By QM with AFP
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DDonald Trump bangs his fist on the table. The former US president warned on Saturday March 4 that he was the only 2024 presidential candidate capable of saving the United States from “warmongering” Democrats as well as the “bigoted and foolish” Republican Party, during the big -annual mass of American conservatives gathered in Washington.
The former president of the United States said that Americans were in the midst of “an epic struggle to save [le] country of people who hate him”, on the last day of CPAC, a major political convention organized this week in the suburbs of Washington.
As Americans go to the polls next year for the presidential election, Donald Trump, who formalized his candidacy in November, spoke for almost an hour and forty, sparing no one, including his own camp.
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“I will prevent World War III”
“We had a Republican Party run by freaks, neo-conservatives, globalists, bigoted open borders, and jerks,” he said, citing several party luminaries by name.
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American voters, said Donald Trump, are tired of “ingrained bipartisan political dynasties, rotten special interests, China-loving politicians” and supporters of “endless foreign wars” , he defended.
“We’re going to have a third world war if something doesn’t happen soon,” he warned after openly disapproving of US aid to Ukraine. “I am the only candidate who can make this promise: I will prevent World War III,” assured the ex-president, defeated by Democratic President Joe Biden in 2020.
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Bolsonaro present alongside Trump
CPAC was until recently the main gathering of conservative leaders in the United States, but it has been entirely swallowed up by Donald Trump’s far-right ‘Make America Great Again’ movement, with experts now calling the MAGApalooza event.
The 2023 edition was marked by numerous speeches by some of the most committed Trumpists in the country, even if many potential candidates for 2024 and Republican leaders skipped the convention.
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Former President Jair Bolsonaro, defeated in Brazil’s last presidential election, garnered loud applause from the room on Saturday, displaying his closeness to Donald Trump. “In 2016, I said: I am your voice. Today, I add: I am your warrior. I am your righteousness. And for those who have been wronged and betrayed: I am your retribution, ”said Donald Trump in front of a packed room.