It’s certainly not uncommon for family members of politicians to eventually try and forge a path up the political ladder on their own.
From the Adams and Roosevelt families to the Kennedy and Bush families, American history is riddled with those who made politics the family business.
Now, based on his most recent comments, it certainly sounds like Donald Trump Jr. is gearing up for a political campaign that could put the Trump family up there with the most influential political families this nation has ever seen.
Throughout President Donald Trump’s foray into politics, his family was a focal point of his campaigns, and eventually, his administration.
With Ivanka, Donald Jr., and Eric, not to mention Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, all criss-crossing the country to stump for the President in 2016 and 2020, it was inevitable for many to speculate on what the political future of the entire family might entail.
Throughout that time, political analysts, pundits, and everyday Americans, have all speculated about what the political futures of the entire Trump family might entail.
But of all the Trump children, it’s been Don Jr. who has shown the willingness to stay constantly connected to the base, while also being the most like his father in his ability to articulate the conservative message and fire up the base.
Whether anyone with the last name Trump would want to subject themselves to the literal hell that would inevitably be brought upon them if they stepped foot back into the political arena when they still have the option to live a very comfortable, politics free life is another question entirely.
Regardless, in a recent interview with the Washington Examiner, Trump Jr. seemingly came as close as humanly possible to announcing that he’s going to be ditching the boardroom for the campaign trail without actually saying it.
“Politics allowed me to actually be who I was more so than the guy in a boardroom in New York City,” Trump told the Washington Examiner. “It’s the guy who I was on the weekends. I was acting, per se, when I put on a suit to be in a boardroom.”
“There is a shortage of conservatives out there who are willing to say what everyone in the conservative movement feels and believes. They’re afraid,” Trump Jr. continued. “They’re worried about being canceled. They care more about what some liberal at some D.C. quote-unquote ‘think tank’ thinks about them than they do the guy who just lost his job and won’t be able to feed his family next week.”
“I couldn’t care less,” Trump emphasized. “I couldn’t care less what those people think. I care about the hard-working men and women. That’s what we made our campaign on. That’s what we’re going to do.”
That certainly doesn’t sound like a guy who’s going to be content merely sitting on the sidelines as an ordinary citizen.
He may not be saying it outright yet, but Donald Trump Jr. is doing exactly what any prominent figure with political aspirations would be doing to lay the groundwork for a future campaign.
And while many political observers tend to believe that there is “Trump fatigue” throughout the country, and that the overwhelming majority of the American people are sworn off supporting a Trump ever again, Trump Jr. has another perspective.
“We’re more popular with the base now than we were on Election Day, I think because they realize how bad it is,” Trump Jr. said. “They realize the tech censorship . . . They realize the lies that the media sold them . . . They realize that they have been played. They realize that they’ve been sold a bill of goods that was nonsense. Joe Biden’s not the moderate nice guy that they made him out to be. He’s a puppet of the radical left, and he’s their dream guy because they’ll sign whatever they put in front of them, and he doesn’t know the difference.”
Whether Donald Trump Jr. decides to jump head first into the 2024 Presidential race, or chooses to challenge Andrew Cumo and/or other radical liberals in New York’s 2022 gubernatorial election is truly anyone’s guess.
But based on the fact that his last name is Trump, and he has a built-in national base, we could see him jump head first into national politics in an effort to avenge his father’s loss in 2020.
No matter what, though, there is little doubt that Donald Trump Jr.’s involvement in politics will not be ending any time soon.
Stay tuned to Right News Wire for any updates to this ongoing story.