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USA TODAY

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Recent articles by David:

Ron DeSantis might already be running for president. Donald Trump could help – and hurt – his plans

Ron DeSantis, the 42-year-old governor of Florida, is doing the kinds of things that presidential candidates do. Will he run for president in 2024? → Read More

Getting together: Donald Trump, GOP politicians, donors seek unity at RNC retreat in Palm Beach

Trump's plan to endorse allies – and target enemies – in Republican primaries hangs over the party at a GOP 'spring retreat' in South Florida. → Read More

The 2024 Republican presidential primary comes to Trump's doorstep this weekend in Florida

Trump and others pondering 2024 presidential campaigns are among the guests at a Republican National Committee "spring retreat" in Palm Beach, Florida → Read More

'Radical Left CRAZIES:' Trump issues Easter greetings by attacking political rivals, griping about election loss

Ex-president marks Easter by attacking his political enemies, repeating false claims about the election, and calling for boycotts of corporations. → Read More

'I was sick to my stomach': George W. Bush says Jan. 6 insurrection 'really disturbed me'

The former president said he was disgusted "to see our nation's Capitol being stormed by hostile forces." → Read More

'It's a great vaccine': Donald Trump recommends supporters get COVID-19 vaccine as polls show hesitancy

Trump also noted that "a lot of those people" who don't want the vaccine "voted for me, frankly. " → Read More

Donald Trump at CPAC: Ex-president tears into Biden and his Republican critics

Donald Trump did not declare a 2024 presidential candidacy in his CPAC speech, but he did hint at a run while alluding to his false claims of voter fraud. → Read More

The return of Donald Trump: CPAC puts the Republican 2024 presidential primary front and center

Trump's appearance Sunday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) dominates the annual event at which conservative activists gather. → Read More

CPAC or Trump-PAC? Conservative conference delegates stick with Donald Trump

Delegates to conservative political conference say they don't know if Trump will run again in 2024, but they would be fine with it. → Read More

Mitt Romney says Donald Trump would win Republican nomination if he ran in 2024

“I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not, but if he does, I’m pretty sure he will win the nomination,” Romney said Tuesday. → Read More

Donald Trump to speak at CPAC in first major public appearance since leaving office

Trump is expected to talk about the future of the GOP and Biden's immigration policies when he addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference. → Read More

'Too early to say': Donald Trump stays mum on 2024 campaign (but promotes his polls)

Former President Donald Trump gave phone interviews to conservative television networks after the death of radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. → Read More

Donald Trump rips Mitch McConnell as each seeks to exert leadership after impeachment trial

Trump described McConnell as a "hack" who will not be able to lead the Republicans back to victory; McConnell supporters have also denounced Trump. → Read More

'Tribalism is a hell of a drug.' Trump impeachment trial reopens GOP battle lines even as he is acquitted

Trump's acquittal frees him to run for president again in 2024, though recent events have turned some GOP members against the ex-president. → Read More

'Only just begun': Donald Trump thanks Senate Republicans for second impeachment acquittal

Immediately after being acquitted in his second impeachment trial, the former president proclaimed his political movement has "only just begun." → Read More

Impeachment trial puts Trump back in the spotlight. That might not be a good thing for him.

Prosecutors want to bar Trump from future office and render his support radioactive; backers say impeachment is likely to help him politically. → Read More

GOP two-step: Republicans keep faith with Donald Trump in backing of Marjorie Taylor Greene

"So who's next?," said Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, an outspoken Trump supporter. "Who will the cancel culture attack next?" → Read More

Donald Trump's backers failed to take down Liz Cheney. But the GOP's 'civil war' is nowhere near over.

House Republicans vote to keep Liz Cheney in leadership role, despite her impeachment vote; Trump backers vowed to defeat her in a 2022 GOP primary. → Read More

Risky business: Donald Trump isn't alone in seeing his political fate tied to his impeachment trial

The upcoming impeachment trial features a complex set of political challenges for Republicans and Democrats as well as Donald Trump. → Read More

Politics live updates: Sen. Leahy, not Supreme Court chief justice, expected to preside over impeachment trial

House Democrats will carry their article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol to the Senate Monday. The trial will start Feb. 9. → Read More