Republican mega-donor says ‘it’s time to move on’ from Trump

Republican mega-donor Ken Griffin says it’s time for Republicans to move on from former President Trump despite seemingly gearing up for a possible re-election in 2024. .

“He did a lot of things really well and fell short in some key areas. talked about Interview with Politico Published on Sunday.

In this year’s midterm elections, Griffin, the head of investment firm Citadel, was reportedly a top backer in the re-election campaign of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. important issue for Trump in a hypothetical Republican presidential primary.

Mr Griffin told Politico that the country “would serve well” with DeSantis as president.

“Do I stand by him? The bigger question is is he going to run. That bridge has to be crossed,” Griffin said.

the griffin had you said last year His latest comment that if the former president chooses to run for president again, he won’t endorse Trump, echoes his earlier call for Republicans to overtake Trump.

“I think it’s time for America to move on,” Griffin told Bloomberg Television’s Eric Shatker last year, adding that he was “pointlessly dividing” Mr. Trump.

Griffin, who spent more than $60 million in support of Republican candidates in 2020 and has a long history of spending with conservative candidates and causes, did not donate directly to the former president’s campaign.

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