Donald Trump dropped his heaviest hint yet that he will make another run for the White House, telling a rally he “very, very, very likely will again.”

The former US president told a crowd in Iowa to “get ready” as he teased a 2024 comeback.

There are speculations Mr Trump could throw his hat in the ring in the coming weeks ahead of the national Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 24 as he seeks to benefit from expected Republican gains in Tuesday’s midterm elections and steal the show from his rivals.

Democrats’ election hopes were dashed by voter concerns over high inflation, while that of Joe Biden the public approval rating consistently languishes below 50%.

Opposition parties also historically fare better in midterm elections.

Polls indicate that Republicans are poised to take control of the US House of Representatives and possibly the Senate as well, giving them the power to block Mr Biden’s legislative plans for the next two months. years.

Addressing Republican supporters, Mr Trump said: “And now, in order to make our country prosperous, safe and glorious, I will very, very, very likely do it again.

“Get ready, that’s all I’m telling you, very soon. Get ready.”

A senior adviser told Reuters news agency: “I think like a moth, Trump will show up in 2024.

“I think he wants to run and announce before Thanksgiving gives him a big advantage over his opponents and he understands that.”

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However, Mr Trump remains a divisive figure after his controversial four-year term that ended with the murderous assault on the US Congress by his supporters on January 6, 2021.

He also continued to falsely claim that his election defeat was the result of fraud.

Mr. Trump is currently facing a series of investigations, including an investigation into classified documents he took from the White House after leaving office, some of which prosecutors say have not yet been recovered. .

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A poll last month showed just 41% of Americans view him favorably.

Mr Trump has maintained a regular appearance at political rallies since leaving office, at which he has frequently signaled the possibility of him running for the presidency again.

He is expected to host family and friends at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., on Tuesday night to celebrate the expected victories of the candidates he has backed at the midpoint.

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A number of high-ranking Republican figures are also planning to seek the party’s presidential nomination in 2024.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and Mr. Trump’s former vice president Mike Penceare seen as among the potential challengers.

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