The former president’s platform included chastising senior Republicans and taking on companies
Donald Trump has taken a number of extraordinary measures since leaving the White House in January of this year.
Following his announcement on Twitter that he would not be attending Joe Biden’s inauguration, the former US president was barred from the social media site. He proceeded to make misleading claims about his victory in the US 2020 Presidential election.
Trump has endorsed Georgia voting legislation that, when fully implemented on July 1, 2021. He will introduce new limits on voter registration, postal voting, and electoral behaviour. Donald Trump also led a call for a boycott of companies that have spoken out against the law, such as Coca-Cola. But according to The Independent, he was recently photographed drinking a bottle of Diet Coke.
Trump was the first US president to be impeached twice. His second trial in February 2021 found him not guilty of inciting insurgency at the US Capitol in January 2021. In a tweet at the time of the protests, the former president referred to rioters as “patriots.”
Since leaving the White House in 2021, Trump has been working on the following projects.
Objecting to the election outcome
Following the declaration of Biden’s electoral victory on November 7, 2020, Trump embarked on an all-out effort to reverse the election results and challenge the new Democratic administration.
According to The Daily Telegraph, the former president has “made clear that he is still irritated by his failure to keep the White House.” In a March phone call obtained by The Wall Street Journal, Trump told an election investigator that “she would be rewarded if she came up with the ‘right response’ after insisting that he was the real winner” of Georgia’s election.
Trump and others have since gone to court in six states, alleging voter fraud, vote tampering, and signature-verification system theft, among other things, “and lost more than 60 lawsuits, including at the Supreme Court,” according to The Washington Post.
Confronting the modern world
Trump’s social media accounts were suspended by Twitter and Facebook in January 2021. But that hasn’t stopped him from tackling the digital world. In March, he launched 45Office.com, a website dedicated to his time in the White House.
The platform includes “a very limited retelling of the past of his time in office,” according to Martin Belam of The Guardian. Visitors will send event invitations to former President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, as well as special-occasion greetings.
According to the BBC, Twitter permanently blocked Trump’s account to prevent further incitement of abuse. This happen after he called the people who stormed the US Capitol “patriots. Trump recently stated in an interview that he plans to start his own social media site in the near future. According to The Times, Apple says “the content will decide whether or not it will be available through its App Store.”
All living former US presidents – except the most recent – were featured in a Covid-19 vaccination video campaign released in March. How far such messages of solidarity will go without Trump’s help remains to be seen.
Despite his absence from the film, Trump has claimed credit for creating coronavirus vaccines. Suggesting that they be called “Trumpcine,” according to The Independent. Trump and his wife were both vaccinated before leaving the White House in January. According to US news outlets including CNN, but they did not disclose the information publicly. Totally opposite from President Biden and other former presidents.
Is Trump on the verge of a political comeback?
Trump hinted in March that he would run for president again in the future. The former president has received calls for endorsement. This was a call from Republican candidates ahead of the 2022 mid-term elections, which The Telegraph describes as “a vice-like grip on the Republican Party.”
One of Trump’s strategies to position himself as the party’s “kingmaker” was publicly “attacking” senior Republicans Mike Pence and Mitch McConnell at an event at his Mar-a-Lago Club earlier this month.
“In 2022, we are going to take back the House [of Representatives] and reclaim the Senate,” Trump told National Republican Committee party donors at the same event. Then, in 2024, a Republican will be elected president.” It’s also uncertain if Trump plans to run for president.