After voting in the southern state of Florida at noon, Trump told reporters he was leaning toward the re-election of fellow gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.
“Yes,” Trump told reporters when asked if he had voted for DeSantis, who he is likely to face in the 2024 GOP primary.
“I think we’ll have a really big night and it’s exciting,” said the Republican mogul. As he left a polling station in the resort town of Palm Beach, near his Mar-a-Lago residence.
CNN reported that Trump arrived at the scene with his wife Melania.
The political future of the former president will largely depend on the outcome of these elections.As he wants to see the candidates he has chosen and supported, major federal and state races, such as in Pennsylvania.
A significant defeat for his candidates could hamper his 2024 presidential race, which the campaign intends to announce next week.
Trump plans to watch the election results Tuesday night at the sprawling Mar-a-Lago complex with dozens of aides, allies and local Republicans. where he has been living since leaving the White House in 2021.
In an interview, also Tuesday, the former president said he wanted “all the credit” in the event of a victory for the dozens of Republican candidates supported in the campaign in his attempt to reach Congress or win a one-term governorship.
“When they win — I think they’re going to do very well — I’ll probably get very little credit,” Trump said. For NewsNation television channel.
“In many cases, they asked people to apply and they turned out to be very good candidates. So I should give him all the credit.”Told.
Americans today voted to renew the entire House of Representatives and a third of the Senate, as well as elect the governors of 36 of the 50 states.
The election comes halfway through the term of Democratic President Joe Biden, who defeated Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
Both could compete for the White House again in 2024.