(DCWatchdog.com) – In one of his most substantial media appearances lately, former President Donald Trump has urged Republicans to come together behind his 2024 presidential candidacy, insisting unity was vital for defeating the Democrats, who he says play “much tougher” than the GOP.
See the video of Trump’s interview below.
In a recent interview on the Fox News program “Hannity,” Trump discussed his strategies for success, emphasizing the importance of “unity” in overcoming the challenges posed by the Democratic Party’s robust tactics.
The show’s host, Sean Hannity, noted a change in tone towards being more “gracious” in his recent victory speech in Iowa.
Trump reflected on his time in office, outlining the numerous “witch hunts and scandals” he faced, and asserted the necessity for a firm stance in response to the Democrats’ aggressive approach.
“And we had to fight off all of the witch hunts and the scandals…these people what they did – Russia, Russia, Russia, Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine. Fifty-one intelligence agents saying that the laptop from hell was created by Russia, not by Hunter Biden, okay? It was Hunter Biden all the way,” the former president stated.
“They lied to Congress, they lied to everybody. Two impeachments that went nowhere, they went absolutely nowhere,” he added.
In his interview, which came before Ron DeSantis dropped his presidential candidacy and endorsed Trump, the former president also mentioned that other politicians, such as DeSantis or Nikki Haley, would have faced similar challenges under these circumstances.
He doubted Haley’s capability to handle such pressures.
“I know Nikki very well, she worked for me for a long time, she would not be able to handle that position. She would not be able to handle the onslaught,” Trump declared.
Trump then shifted to discuss his goal of fostering “unity” both within the Republican Party and the nation.
He highlighted the success of his administration as a unifying factor, attributing the unity to the country’s achievements prior to and following the COVID-19 pandemic.
“With all of that being said, within the Republican Party, I want to bring unity and within the nation I want to bring unity. Unity is going to come from success because when we had this country prior to COVID… we had the most successful country ever in history,” Trump said.
There’s never been anything like it, what we did… The other side was calling me and they were coming to me. They wanted to talk. It was all coming together. Success will bring everybody under the same tent,” he remarked.
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