The victory of President Joe Biden means success for the Democratic Party in the US Congress. The Democrats had a majority in both the House and Senate, strongly facilitating the new president’s strategic changes.
|Former President Trump and Republican leader in House Kevin McCarthy (left). Photo: Reuters|
However, the Republican Party is preparing for a strong comeback in 2022. Recently, the Republican National Committee is reportedly planning to invite former President Trump to speak at meetings. upcoming sponsors.
USA Today reported on January 29 that at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach county (Florida, USA), the former White House owner and Mr. McCarthy “discussed many topics, among them the most prominent theme was the majority of Republicans in both the House and Senate in the midterm elections of 2022.
“Support for former President Trump has never been as strong as it is today,” according to a statement from Mr. Trump’s office.
Since leaving the White House, the former Republican president has yet to appear in public and is also unable to update his information via Twitter as the social media giant blocked his account following the Capitol Hill riots. 6/1.
The latest Morning Consult poll found that 50% of the polled Republican voters said Donald Trump should play a key role in the party, up 9% since the chaos at the National Building. American Assembly on January 6.
Women contributed to this increase with a 15% increase in the number of female voters. They want to see Mr. Trump play a key role in the party’s future.
According to The Hill, a poll on Jan. 27 also found that 81 percent of Republicans were positive about Donald Trump, with more than half saying they had good feelings. 76% of Republicans said they sympathized with Donald Trump.
But there is an equally remarkable number that more than 30,000 voters have left the Republican Party after the event on January 6.
The Hill said the number of more than 30,000 Republican voters leaving is just the “tip of the iceberg”, the actual number could be much larger. These are statistics from several states that regularly update information on Republican voters.
According to data from Pennsylvania state, in the first 25 days of the year nearly 10,000 voters dropped out of the Republican Party. About one third (3,476 people) turned to Democrats. In North Carolina, nearly 6,000 voters quit the Republican Party, this figure in Arizona is nearly 5,000. And in the past few weeks alone, in Colorado 4,500 people have left the Republican Party, while in Maryland it’s 2,300.
The number of voters leaving the party is also recorded in Democrats, however, this number is only a small percentage of the number of people who quit the Republican party.
Mr Trump and other former top aides have set up the former president’s office to handle his “correspondence, public statements, appearances and official actions”.
|House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned of threats from US congressmen.|
In a related development, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made more divisive moves in Congress. The Chairman has demanded additional security guarantees for lawmakers, citing threats from “inside” the Parliament building. According to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, “inside threat” is that the US lawmakers carry guns when they go to meetings.
“We have members of Congress who want to bring guns into meetings and that means a threat to violence against other members of Congress” – Ms. Pelosi stressed.