Trump has signaled that he is plotting a third presidential bid
, telling New York Magazine recently that he is still deciding when
— rather than if
— he should announce a
“I would say my big decision will be whether I go before or after,” Trump said in the interview, in an apparent reference to November’s midterm elections.
“Do I go before or after? That will be my big decision,” 그는 덧붙였다, after confirming that he has “already made that decision” when asked if he is planning to run.
The lawsuit cites earlier comments by the former President that hint at a 2024 운동. They include remarks in February 2022 at a Conservative Political Action Conference gathering when Trump said of another presidential campaign: “We did it twice and we’ll do it again. … We’re going to be doing it again a third time.”
Jessica Floyd, president of American Bridge 21st Century, said in a statement that the lawsuit is aimed at preventing Trump from “continuing to flout the law with his current, active presidential campaign.”
Recently filed campaign finance reports show that Trump’s political organization has continued to raise big sums
, albeit at a slower pace than in the months immediately after he left office
. 미국 구하기, his main political vehicle
, ended June with a little more than
$ 103 million in cash reserves
, according to a report filed Wednesday night with federal regulators
The former President has traveled extensively this year to appear at rallies where he touts his endorsed candidates in the midterm elections but also offers a highlight reel of his four years in office and lambastes political foes.
In June alone, 약간 $ 718,000 — 또는 대략 $ 1 in every $ 5 the PAC spent that month — went toward the cost of staging events.
This story has been updated with additional information.