If Donald Trump announces a third run for the White House today, he’ll be running on a platform that leveled for Republican candidates in last week’s midterm elections — short for Democrat Katie Hobbs. NBC News correspondent Vaughan Hillyard said, “When you look at the list of people who deny the election, (Lake) was the last one to drop, and he’s wiped out the candidates who deny the election. And now Donald Trump will try to carry out the message they lost.”
Hillyard said Lake’s campaign looked and felt like a blueprint for the next Trump presidential run. ‘s 2024 campaign,” he said.
Hillyard, who covered NBC’s Lake campaign, gave a scathing autopsy on the Lake campaign on a live appearance on MSNBC. Morning Joe Tuesday. “Who did she campaign with in the final week of the campaign?” Hillyard asked. “She campaigned with Steve Bannon. She was the chief promoter of ‘Pizzagate.’ campaigned with one of her girlfriends.
“She campaigned with individuals who promoted the concept of war against white people,” Hillyard said. Rogers just spoke at a White Nationalist conference here in Florida earlier this year and is a frequent anti-Semitic spew.”
“She called the media the devil’s right hand, the scourge of the earth. If that doesn’t sound like Donald Trump, I don’t know what it is,” Hiyard said. Morning Joe“Ultimately, the question was could she sell it here? And according to Arizona voters, the answer is no.”
In addition to Lake, many of the prominent Trump-backed candidates lost the election, including Mehmet Oz, Adam Laksart and Blake Masters. Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker fails to win 50% of his vote and advances to the runoff against incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock.
At the same time, Trump-criticized Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (the former president called him “DeSanctimonious” just days before Election Day) sailed for an easy re-election, becoming a candidate for the 2024 presidential nomination. The stage has been set: DeSantis and Trump could be contested for the Republican nomination.
Asked about the critical remarks Trump made about him, DeSantis directly pointed out what happened last week and what will happen in 2024: “Check out the scoreboard last Tuesday. .