I’m in SoFL about 25 miles from Mar-a-Lago right now = 3pm on the 15th. It’s a lovely day here. In Washington DC right now it’s a bit rainy, but the FAA’s command center website says air traffic is moving normally.
I suspect the “weather” that Gaetz is nervous about is the political weather. As in which way the wind is blowing.
On the good side-Tramp and DeSantis might split the Republican vote.
On the bad side-There is a strong possibility that between the two of them, the Republican Party is going to go even more bull goose loony, just when it looked as if they were beginning to step back from the ledge.
Candidates from parties other than the big 2 are often found only on some states’ ballots, not all 50. So it’s at least theoretically possible for State X to decide the e.g. Republican candidate failed to qualify for that state’s ballot.
You might also count 2000, where he ran for president as a member of the Reform Party, but dropped out of the race in February. Though technically, he was only in 2 primaries (in California and Michigan) and won both of them. But his withdrawal early on was certainly a failure in my eyes.
Jason Miller, Trump’s former campaign spokesman and CEO of the fledgling social media network GETTR, told The Post Monday evening that the so-called “VIP guest list” for the announcement in Mar-a-Lago’s ballroom had not yet been finalized, leaving it unclear which family members or members of Congress would attend.
“I’m expecting 1,000 people and an additional several hundred press,” Miller said. “He’s very much looking forward to taking the fight to Biden, which you’ll see from tomorrow’s speech!”
Apparently, Trump will probably be able to post on Facebook again if he announces his candidacy.
Trump has not been allowed to post on his Facebook and Instagram accounts since the days following the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. However, Meta plans on considering allowing Trump back on the platform as soon as January – two years since his initial ban.