Six out of ten Republicans believe that former US President Donald Trump should run again in the presidential election in 2024. A similar number believe that the presidential election last November, which was won by Democrat Joe Biden, was stolen from Trump from During voter fraud on a large scale.
Almost three months have passed since Donald Trump supporters forcibly stormed the Capitol Building in Washington, DC, United States. In those events, a total of five people were killed. Then many accused Trump who had recently instigated the crowd with a speech in which he spoke of “rigging the elections” and “fighting hard,” among other things. However, a new impeachment trial was voted on by loyal Republican supporters of the former president.
Storming the Capitol
So far, Trump has not fully condemned the actions of the January 6 terrorists. In recent months, he and his Republican allies have been increasingly distorting today’s realities.
A Reuters poll by Ipsos shows that this tactic is hurting a large portion of MAGA supporters. About half of Republicans believe the blockade of the Capitol was largely peaceful or were blamed on left-wing activists who “wanted to cast Trump in a bad light.”
Hardly three in ten Republicans believe Trump bears any responsibility for the day’s events. 59% of Americans think so.
Presidential elections 2024
Donald Trump clearly remains hugely popular within the Republican Party. According to an Ipsos / Reuters poll, eight out of ten Republicans still have a positive impression of the former president. In fact, six out of ten Republicans believe that the 74-year-old Donald Trump should run for president again in 2024.