If he has never officially announced it yet, Donald Trump has already mentioned a new presidential candidacy several times in 2024. He went further on Friday by projecting himself back into the presidential residence.
“Next time I’m at the White House, there won’t be any more dinners, at his request, with Mark Zuckerberg and his wife. We’ll just talk about business!” he wrote in a statement.
Facebook announced shortly before suspending Donald Trump for two years.
The former US president will only be able to return when the “risks to the safety of the public have disappeared”, announced the platform, which had temporarily excluded him on January 7 for having encouraged his supporters during the violent attack on the Capitol. in Washington the day before, an unprecedented decision.
“Facebook’s decision is an insult” to the “75 million people who voted for us in 2020,” responded the billionaire, adding that the social media giant “should not be allowed to get away with this censorship “.
“In the end, we will win. Our country can no longer bear these abuses!”, He concluded.
Denouncing without any evidence a massive electoral fraud during the presidential election of November 2020, the former Republican president left the White House on January 20 but has still not explicitly recognized the victory of his democratic rival Joe Biden.
According to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who has followed the Trump presidency closely, the billionaire “told several people he expects to return to office by August.”
Accused by the House of Representatives of “inciting insurrection” in the assault on the Capitol, the former president was acquitted by the Senate in February after an impeachment trial, for lack of sufficient votes on the Republican side .