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Former White House strategist Steve Bannon shared some interesting information about former President Donald Trump’s campaign and what he will face going into next year.
During a segment on his “War Room” podcast, Bannon predicted that the former president will see “nothing but a war” in the 2024 general election, where he predicted “political warfare” over the next several years.
“Get Prepared, we got a fight ahead of us,” Bannon said. “There’s still the primary, the RNC and the donors are gonna try and [block] Trump, so we gotta get through that. The general election and I don’t have to believe Biden will be the nominee, I think they’ll trade him out, but we’ve got nothing but a war in the general election. We’ve got six to eight years ahead of us of absolute political warfare.”
Bannon also made headlines recently when he shared some interesting information about Trump’s potential running mate pick as the GOP primary is starting to heat up.
Bannon argued on his “War Room” podcast that he is a big supporter of Arizona Republican Kari Lake and would prefer to see her on Trump’s ticket. In the case that Lake is not interested, Bannon said he thinks 2024 Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., could be Trump’s running mate.
President Joe Biden and Donald Trump appear to be headed for a rematch of their 2020 contest after a brand new survey from the Wall Street Journal found that they are in a dead heat.
The poll asked: “If the 2024 general election for President were held today and the candidates were Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, for whom would you vote?”
Both received 46 percent, but notably, that is a one-point increase for Trump and a two-point decrease for Biden since April, the WSJ noted.
“The survey also asked respondents who they would choose in a matchup between Trump, Biden, Green Party candidate Cornel West, and Libertarian Lars Mapstead. In that scenario, Trump leads Biden by a single percentage point— 40 percent to 39 percent. Two percent chose West, one percent chose Mapstead, and 17 percent remain undecided,” Breitbart News added, citing the survey.
“As has been consistent in virtually every other survey, Trump leads in the Republican primary race by double digits with 59 percent support. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis falls 46 points behind with 13 percent support. That reflects a massive shift since April, when 24 points separated the two, as Trump saw 48 percent support to the Florida governor’s 24 percent,” the outlet continued.
The survey also found that a supermajority of Democrat voters believe Biden is too old to run again.
“Although the candidates are only three years apart, 73% of voters said they feel Biden is too old to seek a second term, compared with 47% of voters who said the same of the 77-year-old Trump. Two-thirds of Democrats said Biden was too old to run again,” the outlet said.
Meanwhile, a separate survey from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs found that 75 percent of respondents believe Biden is too old to be president for another term.
A whopping 89 percent of Republicans and 69 percent of Democrats agreed with the poll’s findings that Biden is too old to serve as vice president for another four years, according to The Hill.
The AP made the point that Biden’s age is not just viewed negatively by older people. However, about 50% of Americans thought Trump was too old to serve as president. Democrats were more likely than Republicans to think that Trump’s advanced age made him unfit for office.
Polls show that Democrats, Republicans, and independents all support setting age limits for the presidency, the Supreme Court, and Congress.
A little over two-thirds of respondents agreed that lawmakers and the president’s maximum ages should be set, and that judges should be required to retire by a certain age.