Trump, other potential GOP presidential contenders speaking out on cattle call in early 2024 – Henry’s Club

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road to Next Republican presidential nomination Nashville, Tenn. At the end of this week. winds through.

Former President Donald Trump The biggest names are among the potential 2024 GOP White House nominees to speak at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual “Road to the Majority” conference, which gets underway Thursday in Music City.

The public advocacy group, founded a decade ago by Ralph Reid of the Christian Coalition, advocates for social conservative positions, and its annual convention attracts Thousands of Republican and Conservative LeadersStrategist, activist, and evangelical voter.

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The group said that their gathering is “the nation’s premier pro-religion, pro-family event” and they state that “the purpose of this annual convention is to empower and equip conservative activists to fight for their values ​​in elections and the public sphere.” Knowledge and connections are essential to enhance participatory engagement and voter turnout. ,

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on May 28, 2022 in Casper, Wyoming. The rally is being organized in Wyoming to support the primary challenger of Harriet Hejman, Rep. Liz Cheney. (Photo by Chet Strange/Getty Images)
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While mid-term elections in November Winning back the House of Representatives and Senate is top of the agenda in confab, with 2024 also on the radar while the GOP aims to win back the House of Representatives and Senate.

The group called the former president, who continually seeks to bid for 2024 and return to the White House, “a faithful friend to people of faith.”

But Trump is far from the only potential contender to address the convention.

are also speaking Nikki Haley, former South Carolina Gov. who served as ambassador to the United Nations during the Trump administration; former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a former Congressman from Kansas who served as CIA director and later as America’s top diplomat under Trump; and Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a rising star in the GOP.

Two other well-known Republican lawmakers who may have national ambitions are also addressing the convention — Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Representative Dan Crenshaw of Texas.

Fox Nation will broadcast the conference live.

Vice President Harris continues in South Carolina headlines

Vice President Kamala Harris She and President Biden returned to South Carolina on Friday for the first time since taking office.

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And while the vice president’s main mission was to help raise money for the South Carolina Democratic Party—she headlined the party’s annual Blue Palmetto Dinner in Columbia—she was also there to say “thank you” and possibly send a sign.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a dinner for the South Carolina Democratic Party on Friday, June 10, 2022 in Columbia, SC.  It was Harris' first visit to a state party after taking office.  (AP Photo/Meg Kinard)

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a dinner for the South Carolina Democratic Party on Friday, June 10, 2022 in Columbia, SC. It was Harris’ first visit to a state party after taking office. (AP Photo/Meg Kinard)
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Harris campaigned extensively in the state in 2019 — which has the fourth contest in the Democrats’ presidential nomination calendar and the first Southern primary — during the senator’s unsuccessful 2020 White House bid. Harris ended his campaign a few months before the South Carolina primary event.

But Biden’s stunning victory in the primary — where black voters play an outsized role in Palmetto State Democratic politics — propelled Biden toward the nomination after a disappointing performance in Iowa’s caucus, second-place finish in the New Hampshire primary and Nevada’s caucus. And after securing the nomination, Biden named Harris as his running mate and his general election victory made the senator the nation’s first woman and the first black vice president.

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“We see how South Carolina brings significant representation to the presidential nomination process … and we see how the South Carolina Democrats put President Joe Biden and me on the way to the White House,” Harris thanked the audience. .

The biggest guessing game in the Democratic Party is whether the president will run for re-election. Biden, 79, has said several times that he wants a second term if he is in good health. If he campaigns for re-election in 2024 and wins, Biden will be 82 at the time of his second inauguration and 86 at the end of his second term.

President Joe Biden speaking during his visit to the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Center, Saturday, June 11, 2022 in Santa Fe, NM (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Joe Biden speaking during his visit to the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Center, Saturday, June 11, 2022 in Santa Fe, NM (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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If Biden does not run, Harris will be considered the front-runner for the nomination. But the vice president – like his boss – is saddled with the underwater approval rating.

Democratic South Carolina state senator Marlon Kimpson told Fox News that “the people here are getting ready if the president changes positions.”

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And Kimpson, who was one of the first high-profile South Carolina Democrats to endorse Biden during the primary campaign, insisted that the halt by Harris in South Carolina “is a sign that if he [Biden] decides not to run, she will be ready to step up and campaign. ,

But Kimpson said the vice president has “some work to do.”