How’s that for a paradox? Donald Trump predicts America will end in three years and also hints that he could run for office in 2024 – in three years.
The former president made conflicting statements during an interview to Newsmax on Tuesday with his former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. True to form, he also falsely claimed that the 2020 presidential election was rigged.
After Trump said “our country has really deteriorated over the past eight months like no one has seen it before, ”he suggested, without offering any evidence, that the country will end.
“And you’re going to these upcoming elections in ’22 and ’24 – we’re not going to have any more countries,” Trump said. “The elections were rigged, and we won’t have a country in three years, I’ll tell you.”
Spicer then attempted to end the interview, possibly because Newsmax faces a $ 1.6 billion lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems for deliberately lying about widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election and defamed the voting machine company.
However, Spicer had one last question. After noting that Trump said he had made a decision about a race in 2024 and that his supporters would be happy, Spicer asked the former president when he could announce his plans.
Trump avoided a straightforward response but promised Spicer he would be happy with the decision and also claimed America was now “a laughing stock.”
Some Twitter users couldn’t help but think that Trump is self-proclaimed.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.