Republican figures appeared split Tuesday night in their responses to former President Trump’s announcement of a third bid for the presidency, some hailing him as the GOP’s rightful leader and others claiming he should step back from the spotlight.
Close Trump ally Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) endorsed the former president’s candidacy before his official announcement at a Mar-a-Lago event, retweeting her previous statements once Trump publicly shared his intention to run.
“President Trump has my full endorsement and my support as our Republican nominee in 2024,” wrote Greene, sharing a clip from the event where Trump promised to put “America first” if elected a second time.
GOP Reps. Troy Nehls (Rexas) and Andy Biggs (Ariz.) also endorsed the former president, with Nehls sharing a clip of Trump saying: “America’s comeback starts RIGHT NOW.”
“President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party,” said Biggs. “Let’s Make America Great Again.”
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