Trump is reportedly furious that top Republicans are trying to persuade him not to campaign in Georgia senator runoff: report

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Former President Donald Trump shakes hands with Herschel Walker at the Save America rally at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia, September 25, 2021.Demetrious Freeman/Washington Post via Getty Images

  • Republicans enraged at Trump are trying to discourage him from campaigning in the Georgia runoff, according to Rolling Stone.

  • Trump’s position in the Republican Party took a big hit after the midterm elections.

  • Republican Herschel Walker will face Democrat Rafael Warnock in December’s Senate runoff.

Former President Donald Trump has reportedly been dissuaded by top Republicans from going to Georgia to campaign for the Republican candidate in next month’s Senate runoff. I am furious. Rolling Stone reported.

Two sources familiar with the matter said key Republican figures and Trump supporters pleaded with the former president not to hold rallies in the state on the eve of the election. Dec 6 Runoff Vote Between Republican Candidate Herschel WalkerTrump-supported, Raphael Warnock, his Democratic opposition.

Neither candidate won more than 50% of the vote in the November 8 midterm elections.

This vote will determine whether the Democrats have a majority in the Senate.

The former president also said that if the party invited Ron DeSantis, he would react poorly, sources said., The governor of Florida, widely seen as Trump’s main challenger for the 2024 Republican nomination, is campaigning on the runoff ballot.

Mr. Trump endorsed hundreds of candidates in the midterm elections, trying to solidify his position in the Republican Party before announcing his candidacy for 2024.However The strategy seems to have backfired And Democrats defied expectations of an electoral wipeout to retain control of the Senate and limit Republicans to a narrow majority in the House.

Some blamed Trump’s relentless promotion of election fraud conspiracy theories in 2020 that led the Republicans to lose two runoff votes in the Georgia Senate last year. Critics believed it delayed many party supporters from voting, Politico said..

Walker’s campaign has enough controversies to deal with on its own. Hurt by previous reports that he paid an ex-girlfriend Despite having abortions over a decade ago, we are now calling for a near-total ban on procedures on the campaign trail.

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