Donald Trump Jr hints he could run for president in 2024

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Donald Trump Jr has hinted he could run for president in 2024.

The incumbent US leader’s eldest son posted an Instagram story showing another user mentioning his name in answer to a question about potential Republican candidates in five years’ time.

Mr Trump made no additional comment indicating his opinion, but it follows increasing speculation that he is planning to follow in his father’s footsteps by entering US politics.

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His relationship with Donald Trump has already seen him join the family business and appear as an adviser and judge on The Apprentice reality TV show.

The father-of-five spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention and has expressed an interest in running for governor of New York state

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1/22 Bernie Sanders

The 2016 runner-up has announced that he will be running again in 2020

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2/22 Hillary Clinton

The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State says she is “still considering” whether she will run again.

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3/22 Joe Biden

The former vice president – poised to be a frontrunner if he runs – is said to be reaching out to top Democratic Party donors on whether he should announce his candidacy.

Reuters

4/22 Kamala Harris

The former California attorney general will be running for president in 2020. Introduced to the national stage during Jeff Sessions’ testimony, she has endorsed Medicare-for-all and proposed a major tax-credit for the middle class.

AP

5/22 Elizabeth Warren

The Massachusetts Senator has formally launched her bid for president in 2020. A progressive Democrat, she is a major supporter of regulating Wall Street.

AP

6/22 Kirsten Gillibrand

The New York Senator formally announced her presidential bid in January, saying that “healthcare should be a right, not a privilege.”

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7/22 Cory Booker

The New Jersey Senator has announced that he will be running for the presidency in 2020. If he secures the nomination he said finding a female vice president would be a priority.

Getty

8/22 John Delaney

The Maryland congressman was the first to launch his bid for presidency, making the announcement in 2017.

AP

9/22 Julian Castro

The former San Antonio mayor announced his candidacy in January and said that his running has a “special meaning” for the Latino community in the US.

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10/22 Tulsi Gabbard

The Hawaii congresswoman announced her candidacy in January, but is likely to face tough questions on her past comments on LGBT+ rights and her stance on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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11/22 Pete Buttigieg

The Indiana mayor and war veteran will be running for president. If elected, he would be the first openly LGBT+ president in American history.

Getty

12/22 Andrew Yang

The entrepreneur has announced his presidential candidacy, and has pledged that he would introduce a universal basic income of $1,000 a month to every American over the age of 18.

AFP/Getty

13/22 Marianne Williamson

The author and spiritual advisor has announced her intention to run for president. She had previously run for congress as an independent in 2014 but was unsuccessful.

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14/22 John Kerry

The former secretary of state has said he is still thinking about whether to run.

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15/22 Michael Bloomberg

The entrepreneur and former New York mayor– with a net worth of around $50bn – has said he will decide by the end of February whether to seek the presidency.

AFP

16/22 Howard Schultz

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has not yet ruled out running for president in 2020, despite criticism that his bid could help re-elect Mr Trump by dividing the Democrat vote.

AP

17/22 Eric Holder

The former attorney general has said he will decide in “the next month or so” whether to run as a 2020 presidential candidate.

AP

18/22 Eric Swalwell

The California congressman said he is “ready to do this” and will decide before April whether to run.

MSNBC

19/22 Beto O’Rourke

The former Texas congressman told Oprah Winfrey that he “has been thinking about running for presidency”, but stopped short of formally announcing his bid to run in 2020.

AFP/Getty

20/22 Terry McAuliffe

The former Virginia governor, who worked to elect Democratic governors during 2018 midterms, said there was a “50 per cent” chance he would run.

AP

21/22 Sherrod Brown

The Ohio senator is still undecided about whether to run for president in 2020.

22/22 Mitch Landrieu

The former New Orleans mayor said he doesn’t think he will run for president, but “never say never”.

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

1/22 Bernie Sanders

The 2016 runner-up has announced that he will be running again in 2020

Getty

2/22 Hillary Clinton

The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State says she is “still considering” whether she will run again.

Getty Images

3/22 Joe Biden

The former vice president – poised to be a frontrunner if he runs – is said to be reaching out to top Democratic Party donors on whether he should announce his candidacy.

Reuters

4/22 Kamala Harris

The former California attorney general will be running for president in 2020. Introduced to the national stage during Jeff Sessions’ testimony, she has endorsed Medicare-for-all and proposed a major tax-credit for the middle class.

AP

5/22 Elizabeth Warren

The Massachusetts Senator has formally launched her bid for president in 2020. A progressive Democrat, she is a major supporter of regulating Wall Street.

AP

6/22 Kirsten Gillibrand

The New York Senator formally announced her presidential bid in January, saying that “healthcare should be a right, not a privilege.”

Getty

7/22 Cory Booker

The New Jersey Senator has announced that he will be running for the presidency in 2020. If he secures the nomination he said finding a female vice president would be a priority.

Getty

8/22 John Delaney

The Maryland congressman was the first to launch his bid for presidency, making the announcement in 2017.

AP

9/22 Julian Castro

The former San Antonio mayor announced his candidacy in January and said that his running has a “special meaning” for the Latino community in the US.

Getty

10/22 Tulsi Gabbard

The Hawaii congresswoman announced her candidacy in January, but is likely to face tough questions on her past comments on LGBT+ rights and her stance on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Getty

11/22 Pete Buttigieg

The Indiana mayor and war veteran will be running for president. If elected, he would be the first openly LGBT+ president in American history.

Getty

12/22 Andrew Yang

The entrepreneur has announced his presidential candidacy, and has pledged that he would introduce a universal basic income of $1,000 a month to every American over the age of 18.

AFP/Getty

13/22 Marianne Williamson

The author and spiritual advisor has announced her intention to run for president. She had previously run for congress as an independent in 2014 but was unsuccessful.

Getty

14/22 John Kerry

The former secretary of state has said he is still thinking about whether to run.

Getty

15/22 Michael Bloomberg

The entrepreneur and former New York mayor– with a net worth of around $50bn – has said he will decide by the end of February whether to seek the presidency.

AFP

16/22 Howard Schultz

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has not yet ruled out running for president in 2020, despite criticism that his bid could help re-elect Mr Trump by dividing the Democrat vote.

AP

17/22 Eric Holder

The former attorney general has said he will decide in “the next month or so” whether to run as a 2020 presidential candidate.

AP

18/22 Eric Swalwell

The California congressman said he is “ready to do this” and will decide before April whether to run.

MSNBC

19/22 Beto O’Rourke

The former Texas congressman told Oprah Winfrey that he “has been thinking about running for presidency”, but stopped short of formally announcing his bid to run in 2020.

AFP/Getty

20/22 Terry McAuliffe

The former Virginia governor, who worked to elect Democratic governors during 2018 midterms, said there was a “50 per cent” chance he would run.

AP

21/22 Sherrod Brown

The Ohio senator is still undecided about whether to run for president in 2020.

22/22 Mitch Landrieu

The former New Orleans mayor said he doesn’t think he will run for president, but “never say never”.

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Mr Trump has also been a strong supporter of his father’s policies on social media, while repeatedly attacking Democrats, journalists and the Mueller investigation into possible Russian interference in the presidential election.

Donald Trump Jr’s instagram post featured a supporter’s answer to the question: “What republican would you like to see running for president in 2024” (@donaldjtrumpjr)

Last month he compared the border wall plan to fences at a zoo protecting visitors from animals.

 


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