After more than a year and a half of early moves in the 2024 presidential election cycle, the starting gun in the next White House race fires immediately after Tuesday’s midterm elections.
“There have been a half dozen or more Republicans who have been circling around the midterms as a pretense for running for president – road testing some messaging,” longtime GOP consultant David Kochel, a veteran of dozens of Iowa political campaigns, told Fox News.
And former New Hampshire attorney general and longtime GOP consultant Tom Rath noted that “we’re already a quarter of the way around the  track.”
One of the biggest and expected moves in the next White House race could happen almost immediately.
COULD TRUMP ANNOUNCE A 2024 BID A WEEK AFTER THE MIDTERMS?
Sources in former President Donald Trump’s political orbit tell Fox News that a potential 2024 announcement could possibly occur during the week starting on Monday, Nov. 14 — just a week after the midterms. But the sources caution that things are “fluid.”
Axios on Friday reported that Trump and his political team are eyeing Nov. 14 as a possible launch date for a potential 2024 presidential campaign, which would be followed by a string of political events. A source in Trump’s political orbit waved Fox News off the actual date of Nov. 14 but added “that week is being looked at, but it’s all fluid.”
Kochel, a veteran of numerous presidential campaigns, said that if the latest reporting on the former president comes to fruition, “Trump is going to push his chips on the table within a week or two after the midterms and then we’re off to the races.”
IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION, AS TRUMP RETURNS TO IOWA
Trump has been constantly flirting with making another presidential run since leaving the White House in January 2021. At…
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