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Former President Donald Trump fueled rumors over the weekend about his veepstakes after he attended a “mega MAGA” gala at Mar-a-Lago.
The Trumpettes, a fan membership devoted to supporting Donald Trump, organized the “Golden Evening for a Golden President” occasion.
The star-studded occasion featured actor Robert Davi, who improvised a model of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” wherein he crooned, “Trump did it his way.” Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tore into “communist Democrats” who’re “coming after your money.”
But one title stood out — Vivek Ramaswamy, who dropped out of the presidential race and is rumored to be on Trump’s VP shortlist, made an entrance with Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump.
Social media erupted over the Super Bowl weekend, with opinions and feedback suggesting Ramaswamy as a possible vp.
“I wonder if Vivek will be vice president? I have never been so impatient in my life to know who the VP pick is. Waiting sucks,” an X person wrote.
“This is what the country needs. President and VP. This needs to happen,” one other wrote.
“I think God anointed him to save this country,” occasion organizer Toni Holt Kramer, president of the support group Trumpettes USA, instructed the viewers that stuffed Mar-a-Lago’s most important ballroom on Feb. 10. “America is the love of his life. He’s got the biggest heart, the smartest mind, and the strongest way. There’s no one else like him.”
Every main ballot reveals that Trump has the 2024 GOP nomination locked up, barring one thing surprising.
Now, a bigger query looms: if he wins the nomination, who will Trump choose as his working mate?
According to a report from The Messenger, which carried out interviews with twelve distinguished Republicans, together with some Trump advisors, the record of doable working mates for Trump in 2024 has been pared right down to a choose few.
There have been rumors that Trump is concerned with a feminine candidate for vp and working mate, and it could be down to 2 high-profile names — South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem and House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik.
Noem, a preferred red-state governor who has endorsed Trump, has been popping up extra incessantly in stories as somebody Trump likes.
In an interview with Real America’s Voice streaming community earlier this month, Noem touched on a number of topics, together with doubtlessly turning into Trump’s working mate.
“Well, there’s a lot of people they’re talking about for vice president… I have long supported President Trump; he had his priorities right when he was leading this country,” Noem stated.
Noem endorsed Trump throughout a marketing campaign rally in her state in September, CNN reported, “fueling speculation about the role the Republican governor may play in his third bid for the White House.”
“I think she’s fantastic,” Trump stated in an interview in mid-September about her. “She’s been a great governor. She gave me a very full-throated endorsement—a beautiful endorsement, actually. It’s been a very good state for me, and certainly, she would be one of the people I would consider, or for something else, maybe. We have a lot of great people in the Republican Party.”
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem stated Trump’s VP choose ought to inform him like it’s. When requested if she suits the invoice she stated she’s been sincere with the president because the starting. pic.twitter.com/gkxK4DpwK2
— Jake Traylor (@jake__traylor) January 4, 2024
I’ve recognized @realdonaldtrump for years.
From working collectively on tax cuts and commerce agreements, to celebrating our Freedom with fireworks at Mount Rushmore, President Trump has all the time fought for the American folks. 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/tJIZZkCxEO
— Kristi Noem (@KristiNoem) January 9, 2024
Stefanik, one other ardent supporter of Trump, has turn into the fourth-most highly effective Republican within the chamber in brief order after the GOP convention ousted Trump critic and now-former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) final yr.
Last month, Stefanik (R-N.Y.) ripped Manhattan Superior Court Judge Arthur Engoron, who’s presiding over the previous president’s civil fraud trial in New York, alleging “inappropriate bias and judicial intemperance” in a letter to the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Elise Stefanik defends President Trump:
“Our border crisis is poisoning people through fentanyl. And you know why? Because of Joe Biden’s wide-open border. I stand by President Trump.” pic.twitter.com/L1fLrlfSns
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) January 7, 2024