Republican House victory is just the beginning of the battle, Trump says

Former President Donald Trump’s first major appearance since announcing his candidacy, Republicans’ success in retaking the House of Representatives is just the ‘beginning of the battle’ to save America said.

“It is vitally important and wonderful to break Radical Democrats’ control of Congress this month. ‘ said Mr Trump. Said“Now we have to start fighting straight [President] Joe Biden and his radical and incompetent administration. ”

Trump made the remarks via video link at the Republican Jewish Coalition conference in Las Vegas on November 19.

“We must redo our excesses and point out all our failures, many of them, and we must take back the White House in 2024,” Trump said. This is essential,” he said.

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Former President Donald Trump speaks virtually during the Republican Jewish Coalition annual leadership conference in Las Vegas on November 19, 2022. (Wade Vandervort/AFP via Getty Images)

After months of hinting that he would run for president in 2024, the former president officially announced his third campaign at the White House on November 15.

After announcing his bid for the White House, Trump cuts federal funding for schools that teach critical Marxist-inspired race theory, end all of Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates and requiring voter ID, same-day voting, and paper ballots only.

“When [2024] If we win, we will end Joe Biden’s inflation nightmare and rapidly rebuild the largest economy in the history of the world,” Trump continued. “We will launch an all-out campaign to take manufacturing out of China and back to America where it belongs. We will secure our southern border and stop illegal immigration once and for all.”

America “will be as energy independent as it was just two years ago,” Trump added. “We will restore America’s power and position on the world stage.”

When asked about how to make the Republican Party more attractive to suburban voters, Trump said many of the candidates he supported won.

“You know, in the midterms, I went 222-16. The media doesn’t want to mention that. Republicans got 5 million more votes than Democrats,” Trump said.

according to According to Ballotpedia, 16 Trump-backed senator candidates won the midterm elections and six lost. advanced to the final round of voting.

“The Republican Party is a much bigger and stronger party than it was before I got there,” Trump said.

According to a new survey from the Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll (pdfThe poll, which ran for two days through Nov. 17, found that 46% said they would support Trump in the 2024 Republican presidential primary, followed by Florida Governor DeSantis at 28% and former Vice President Mike Pence. was 7%.

In a virtual matchup in 2024, the survey also found that 44% would vote for Trump, compared to 42% who said they would vote for Biden.


If elected in 2024, Trump also vowed that the United States would “stand up again with Israel” and criticized Biden for “betraying Israel and the Jewish community.”

“Our alliance is not strong, nor is it strong at all. Under my administration, we have fought for Israel and the Jewish community more than any president in history,” Trump said. “Everyone in the room knows that I am proud to say that Israel is the best friend the White House has ever had.”

Trump spoke of various achievements during his presidency, including moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 2018.

“I also recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. did it in one day,” Trump said.

The former president formally recognized the Golan Heights as part of Israel in March 2019.

President Donald Trump (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu show a declaration recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights after meeting outside the West Wing of the White House.
Then-President Donald Trump (left) and then-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declare Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights after a meeting outside the West Wing of the White House on March 25, 2019. is showing. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

“The UN Human Rights Council withdrew the United States from the corrupt and hypocritical UN Human Rights Council that allowed the world, the most terrible human rights abusers, to attack America and attack Israel,” Trump said.

The Trump administration withdrew from the 47-nation council in June 2018, but the Biden administration rejoined last year.some of the world today worst human rights violator sit A Geneva-based council that includes Cuba, China, Somalia, Sudan and Venezuela.

“I withdrew from the unilateral Iran nuclear deal and imposed the toughest sanctions ever on the Iranian regime … working with Israeli allies to 100% destroy ISIS’ territorial caliphate.”

Trump also appointed a special envoy to “fight the scourge of anti-Semitism around the world” and normalized diplomatic relations between Israel and several Arab countries, most notably the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. By brokering the deal, he advertised his administration’s accomplishments.

“The historic Abraham Accords brought peace to the Middle East,” Trump said. “Tragically, Joe Biden betrayed Israel and the Jewish community and squandered our incredible success.”

“From the beginning he [Biden] It sold out Israel’s security and began begging to rejoin the Iranian nuclear deal on even worse terms than before. ”

In mid-October, State Department spokesman Ned Price said the Biden administration was not focused on securing a nuclear deal with Tehran.

“If we win in 2024, the era of betrayal and betrayal will end, and America will once again stand with Israel as it did during my administration,” Trump said.

“Two years ago we were a great nation, and soon, with the help of the Jewish Coalition of Republicans and patriots across this country, we will be great again.”

Frank Fang


Frank Fang is a journalist based in Taiwan. He covers news from the US, China and Taiwan. He holds a Master’s degree in Materials Science from Tsinghua University, Taiwan.