The very convenient personal reason why Trump actually wants to run in 2024
Despite his best efforts, including fomenting the first-ever coup attempt by a president in US history, he’s been cast out of the Oval Office. He’s been denuded of presidential immunity while under two separate criminal investigations. And his successor — the man he once derided as “Sleepy Joe” — is pushing forward with his own agenda, buoyed by approval ratings well north of anything Trump himself achieved in office.
Even the 6-3 conservative Supreme Court Trump once touted as his greatest legacy in office has turned heel against him, first by refusing to hear his myriad challenges to the 2020 election’s legitimacy, then delivering yet another insult on Monday by denying his last-ditch bid to keep his tax returns and other financial records — the holiest of holies for his legal and political nemeses — out of the hands of a New York City grand jury.
Yet the most recent addition to the ranks of former president (albeit one who refuses to acknowledge that status) is eschewing the quiet disengagement from politics that has long been expected from erstwhile residents …
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