Trump in growing legal and political peril ahead of 2024

March 12, 2023

And some former allies of Trump, as well as some Trump voters, have expressed a desire for a different 2024 Republican standard-bearer — most specifically, Florida Gov. Trump — who stoked an insurrection trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election and is running again in 2024 — finds himself in growing peril, both legal and political. “So Tom Marino & I are calling on our former colleague @RonDeSantisFL to run for president in 2024. “President Trump is leading by wide margins in poll after poll, and there is nobody else who can generate the type of enthusiasm and excitement like he can,” Trump spokesman Steven Cheung said in a statement. Trump’s advisers and lawyers have privately warned Trump that testifying in the New York probe is inadvisable, with one top adviser adding there is “no way” Trump will testify.