Vice President-elect Kamala Harris dismissed the prospect of a rematch in opposition to President Donald Trump, who’s been signaling he might run once more in 2024 if he can’t reverse the outcomes of this month’s vote.
Talking to reporters at a vacation market in Washington, Harris made a scoffing sound when requested whether or not she and President-elect Joe Biden can be ready to run in opposition to Trump once more, in accordance with the pool report.
“Please,” she mentioned, and laughed earlier than thanking reporters and strolling off.
Trump lately has begun shifting focus away from his long-shot efforts to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 race and towards a bid for the Republican nomination within the subsequent election.
Bloomberg Information reported this week that Trump instructed Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, and Nationwide Safety Adviser Robert O’Brien in a Nov. 13 Oval Workplace assembly that he intends to run in 2024 if he isn’t capable of reverse Biden’s win.
O’Brien responded that he backs the president “100 %,” whereas Pompeo and Pence, each of whom have been talked about as attainable 2024 Republican hopefuls, smiled however mentioned nothing, in accordance with two folks briefed on the dialog.
Biden, at 78, would be the oldest president sworn into workplace, placing elevated scrutiny on Harris, 56.
Trump’s efforts to reverse the election outcomes have failed to date. There’s no proof of widespread fraud, and he’s misplaced practically each courtroom case making an attempt to problem the outcomes throughout plenty of battleground states. On Friday in Pennsylvania, a three-judge panel consisting fully of Republicans — together with one appointed by Trump — rejected the president’s authorized group’s try to overturn the state’s election certification.
— With help by Jennifer Jacobs