Tag Archives: 2024 elections

RNC Threatens To Boycott 2024 Presidential Debates

CNN reports: Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel excoriated the Commission on Presidential Debates in a letter on Tuesday, threatening to advise any future Republican nominee against participating in general election presidential debates unless significant changes are made to the commission. The letter is the latest example of the top Republican committee litigating something that was a key concern for …

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Josh Hawley Gets 0% In 2024 GOP Presidential Poll

Today’s relative amusement: In a way-too-early Morning Consult/Politico poll of the 2024 election, 0% of registered voters said they would vote for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) in the 2024 Republican presidential primary. For his part, Trump polled at 48% and lapped the field. Former Vice President Mike Pence was the only other potential candidate to crack double digits, with 13%. …

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Just 10% Of NJ Voters Back Another Christie WH Run

Just in from Monmouth Polling: Just 10 percent of people from New Jersey would like to see former Gov. Chris Christie (R) run for the presidency again in 2024, a Monmouth University Poll found. Christie, who launched an unsuccessful campaign to be the Republican nominee in the 2016 election, received little support from his home state for another presidential run …

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2024 Watch: Ted Cruz Spends Big On Facebook Ads

Politico reports: Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t up for reelection until 2024. But the Texas Republican has spent more on Facebook advertising over the past two months than all but one senator, an investment strategy that other lawmakers have used in recent cycles to help set the stage for presidential runs. Republicans say the approach will help Cruz raise dollars online …

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren: I’ll Run For Reelection In 2024

Politico reports: In a move that may surprise some ambitious Massachusetts Democrats, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says that she’s going to run for reelection in 2024. “Yep,” the 71-year-old said simply in a POLITICO interview, when asked if she planned to make the run. That answer came as some Massachusetts Democrats have been gaming out a competitive primary in a few …

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DNC Does 2024 Oppo Research On Lindell, Carlson

Politico Playbook reports: The Democratic National Committee has quietly assembled a core team that is focused not just on the 2022 midterms but on the next presidential cycle and the expected Biden re-elect, according to Democratic officials in and outside the DNC. Weeks after the inauguration, the committee’s research team, led by Nick Bauer, started gathering “oppo” on over 20 …

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2024 Watch: Pence To Headline New Hampshire Event

Fox News reports: In a move that will spark further 2024 speculation, former Vice President Mike Pence will headline a major Republican Party dinner and fundraising event in early June in New Hampshire, the state that for a century has held the first primary in the race for the White House, Fox News has learned. Pence will headline the Hillsborough …

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DeSantis 2024 Watch: “Make America Florida PAC”

Florida Politics reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is in the 2024 Republican Presidential mix, and as if on cue, a potentially supportive political action committee materialized this month. The Make America Florida political action committee was registered with the Federal Elections Commission. The Super PAC has a Twitter account, with 64 followers thus far. It includes links to merchandise, such …

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Axios: Chris Christie Seriously Considering 2024 WH Bid

Axios reports: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seriously considering running for president in 2024, three people familiar with his thinking tell Axios. While Christie isn’t saying anything publicly about his thinking — besides telling radio host Hugh Hewitt he’s not ruling it out — people close to him have an early sense of the rationale and outlines of …

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REPORT: Nikki Haley Shopping For 2024 Running Mate

Playbook reports: SPOTTED: NIKKI HALEY in Miami meeting with Mayor FRANCIS SUAREZ at City Hall. The sitdown was arranged with the explicit goal of allowing Haley to gauge the 43-year-old Republican as a potential running mate in 2024, according to a source familiar with the huddle. Suarez, a rising star in Florida politics, is Cuban American and an influential voice …

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Mike Pence Gets Pacemaker After “Slow Heart Rate”

CNBC reports: Former Vice President Mike Pence underwent surgery to have a pacemaker implanted after experiencing “symptoms associated with a slow heart rate,” his office said Thursday, NBC News reported. The “routine surgery” was successfully performed Wednesday, according to the statement from Pence’s office, which said the 61-year-old former vice president is “expected to fully recover and return to normal …

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Cheney Would Not Back Trump As Nominee In 2024

The Insider reports: GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, told Fox News on Wednesday that she would not support former President Donald Trump if he were nominated as the Republican Party’s 2024 candidate. Nikki Haley and Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, who have criticized Trump for instigating the insurrection on January 6, have said they would support Trump should he …

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Dwayne Johnson: If People Want Me, I’ll Run in 2024

Fox News reports: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson doubled down on his recent comments about running for president, saying he has a “goal” to unite the country. The former professional wrestler recently responded on social media to a poll that claimed he would have massive support from Americans if he actually established and ran a presidential campaign. Speaking on the “Today” …

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Nikki Haley: I Won’t Run For WH In 2024 If Trump Does

The Associated Press reports: “I would not run if President Trump ran, and I would talk to him about it,” Nikki Haley told the Associated Press at a press conference. “That’s something that we’ll have a conversation about at some point if that decision is something that has to be made.” Haley, a former South Carolina governor considered a potential …

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Report: Trump Wants DeSantis As 2024 Running Mate

From a lengthy Playbook report on this weekend’s RNC retreat for major donors: As Playbook and the New York Times have reported, Trump has become a complication for donors. They don’t want their money going toward his retribution efforts. Remember: These are exorbitantly wealthy people — some with egos as big as Trump’s — and they are not interested in …

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Mike Pence Lands Big Advance In Two Book Deal

Axios reports: Former Vice President Mike Pence has signed a two-book deal, with a significant advance, as part of a strategy to be vocal and visible ahead of a possible 2024 presidential race, Axios has learned. Both books will be published by Simon & Schuster, and are expected to be out within the next few years. Both will emphasize his …

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Pence Launches New Cultist-Laden Anti-Biden Group

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday announced the creation of a new political advocacy group, his latest step to remain involved in the conservative movement as he plots out his political future. Pence launched Advancing American Freedom, which he said would defend conservative values while opposing the Biden administration’s agenda. The nonprofit advocacy group will be …

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AP: Mike Pence Laying Groundwork For 2024 WH Bid

The Associated Press reports: The former vice president is steadily reentering public life as he eyes a potential run for the White House in 2024. He’s joining conservative organizations, writing op-eds, delivering speeches and launching an advocacy group that will focus on promoting the Trump administration’s accomplishments. For someone who built a reputation as one of Trump’s most steadfast supporters, …

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Mike Pompeo Unofficially Launches 2024 Bid In Iowa

The New York Times reports: If there was ever any doubt of Mike Pompeo’s political ambitions, the former secretary of state put them to rest on Friday by becoming the first big-name Republican to meet with voters in Iowa this year and lay the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign. Speaking near Des Moines in Urbandale, Iowa, Mr. Pompeo largely …

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Biden “Expects” To Run Again In 2024 With Harris

CNBC reports: President Joe Biden expects to run for reelection in 2024, signaling for the first time that he will seek a second term in the White House. “My plan is to run for reelection. That’s my expectation,” Biden told reporters on Thursday during his first news conference as president. He later reaffirmed that it’s his “expectation” he will try …

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