Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is planning talks with former President Donald Trump to discuss the future of the Republican Party.
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Mr. Graham told reporters in Washington on Friday (Feb. 12) that he wished former President Trump to continue working with Republicans in an effort to regain the House and Senate in midterm elections year 2022.
“I will try to convince him that we would not have been able to achieve it without him, however, he cannot keep the Trump movement going without reunifying the Republicans,” Senator Graham said. “If we go back in 2022, it is the affirmation of his policies. But if we lose again by 2022, this development will continue to show that not only did he lose the White House, but the Republican Party is in a bad position as well. ”
“Mr. Trump has to work with people,” Mr. Graham added, “Need to put the best squad on the pitch. If it’s about revenge and hunting down those we don’t like, we will have a problem. But if this is taking the best squad on the pitch, we have a good chance of coming back, ” Sen. Graham added.
Until now, former President Trump has remained “absent” since leaving office on January 20, he only made a few statements and mainly communicated through his team.
Mr. Jason Miller, Trump’s senior advisor to the 2020 campaign, in the interview with Just the News last month it said that the former president would “guarantee” the Republican Party’s victory in the House of Representatives by 2022.
Mr. Miller said: “Mr. Trump has a number of goals over the next few years … recapturing the House and Senate for the Republicans by 2022 to make sure we can stop the Democrat frenzy.”
However, Mr. Trump and some of his supporters were dissatisfied with the series of Republicans nominated for that year’s election. , believing they were not on his side in the chaos that followed the presidential election.
Mr. Trump has called on South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem to meet Senator John Thune (South Dakota), a member of the Republican Senate leadership, and Mr Trump’s allies in Congress are supporting. challenges for Republican Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyoming), chairman of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives, after she sided with the Democrats to impeach him.
House Republican minority leader Kevin McCarthy (California), who openly supported Congressman Cheney amid a series of calls for her to resign from the leadership team, also recently have talks with former President Trump in Florida on January 28.
“President Trump has agreed to work with Leader McCarthy on helping the Republican become a majority party in the House of Representatives”, the statement by Save America PAC said. Trump’s committee also said the meeting mentioned above “Is very good and sincere”.
Newsmax also reported that Mr. Corey Lewandowski – Trump’s longtime adviser – confirmed that the former president intends to “actively participate” in the Republican Party.
In an interview on Fox News, Mr. Lewandowski said: “The President continues to gain enormous support and credit among the Republican voters. He continues to have hundreds of millions of dollars in his campaign accounts that he can use. And he will continue to actively participate in the recruitment of candidates and ensure that elected officials are accountable to their voters. “
Minh Ngoc (T / h)