The only black republican in the US Senate will formalize his candidacy on Monday (May 22); Trump remains favorite

US Senator Tim Scott officially entered this Friday (May 19, 2023) with a request to run in the 2024 presidential election, according to the US Federal Election Commission. The formal announcement must be made on Monday (22.May). Here is the full text of the document sent by Scott to the commission (123 KB, in English).

Tim Scott is a senator from South Carolina and the only black Republican in the US Senate.

With the candidacy, the congressman will compete with the former president Donald Trumpthe former UN Ambassador (United Nations) Nikki Haleyformer governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson and Larry Elder the Republican Party seat in the election race.

the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantisyou must send the documentation to formalize the candidacy to the Federal Election Commission next Thursday (May 25). He is the best-placed Republican to face former President Donald Trump in the party’s primary, according to opinion polls. The official launch should happen only in the following week.


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