conservative radio host Larry Eldera former ally of donald trumpcriticized the former president’s ability to appeal to floating voters in the 2024 presidential election.
what happened: elders joining the already crowded list of Republican candidates. White House In an interview with Fox News last month, he said he supported Trump’s actions as president, as did other Republicans, but said the ex-president would not be able to win the swing vote support. “I’m concerned,” he said.
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“They are very concerned that if enough floating voters, especially women in suburban areas, walk on water, they won’t vote for the man, and I certainly do,” Elder said. Told. report The Hill.
“In fact, if he did…they would say he can’t swim.”
“If you lost a friend because of Donald Trump, and I lost three friends of nearly 40 years, two of whom were lawyers together — Donald Trump. If you can’t talk to your colleagues at work because of Trump, if you have strained relationships with your family because of Donald Trump, I tell you, Trey: Houston, we have a problem,” he said. told Fox News Tonight guest host and former Republican congressman Trey Gordy. South Carolina.
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The elder praised Trump for “executing Republican policy well,” but added that if Trump and the president were to have a rematch, he said: Joe Biden When that happens, he fears “Biden may beat him again.”
“You need the means to push these policies, and I am the means,” he said.
Meanwhile, RealClearPolitics poll averages show Mr. Elder currently has less than 1% approval, trailing several other Republican candidates, including: Asa Hutchinson, Chris Christie Glenn Youngkin, Tim Scott and Vivek Ramaswamy.
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