Senator Mitt Romney said that he believes former President Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination if he ran for office in 2024.
“He has by far the largest voice and a big impact in my party,” Romney said at a New York Times DealBook virtual event on Tuesday. “I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not, but if he does, I’m pretty sure he will win the nomination.”
Romney, the GOP presidential nominee in 2012, said that “a lot can happen between now and 2024,” adding that he is not “great at predicting.”
However, he said he expects the former president to continue to play a big role in the Republican Party, which faces an internal identity crisis following Mr. Trump’s second impeachment trial.
“I look at the polls, and the polls show that among the names being floated as potential contenders in 2024, if you put President Trump in there among Republicans, he wins in a landslide,” the Utah senator said.
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