Donald Trump officially announces that he will seek re-election in 2020

Donald Trump officially announces that he will seek re-election in 2020


US President Donald Trump will formally launch his re-election campaign on Tuesday, although his efforts to stay in power until 2025 have marked each day of his mandate for the past two years, with an unprecedented intensity in the president’s history. Country.

The Trump rally in Orlando, Florida, comes just after his campaign fired several pollsters whose internal polls, leaked to the press, contained discouraging data on the president’s re-election options in several key states.

But Trump insisted on Monday that those are “false polls” and predicted that this Tuesday will beat “records” of attendance at his meeting at 8:00 pm (00:00 GMT on Wednesday), in which he will be accompanied by his wife Melania and the US Vice President, Mike Pence.

“We are building large cinema screens outside (of the stadium) so that everyone can see it.” We have more than 100,000 requests “from the beginning, Trump said on Twitter.

The act will officially kick off the Trump re-election campaign, when more than sixteen months are left for the November 2020 elections and more than a year for the Democratic opposition to define which of its 24 candidates will finally compete against the president.

But Trump’s re-election campaign began the same day he came to power in January 2017, when he processed the documents necessary to seek a second term, and since then he has continued to hold virtually identical acts to his pre-election rallies. 2016

Orlando will be Trump’s 550th really since he announced his first presidential campaign four years ago, according to his campaign; and the fundraising for his re-election began almost two years ago when he had only been in the White House for five months. In November 2016, the then Republican candidate Trump took out to the Democrat Hillary Clinton only 113,000 votes (1.2 points) from the advantage in Florida and thus took the 29 votes that correspond to this state in the Electoral College, which is finally defining the winner of the presidential.

Florida is important in elections because it is the only one of the four most populous states in the country that does not have a fixed voting pattern.

In 2012 Florida voted Democrat and in 2016 Republican, but also within Florida the corridor known as I-4, by the name of a highway, which covers the cities of Orlando and Tampa, is where the electorate is most volatile.