Fox with the report that former US President Trump said he would take over as speaker of the US House of Representatives.
- “I was asked to speak as a convener because I have so many friends in Congress,”
- “If they don’t get the vote, they asked me if I would consider becoming president until they find someone for a longer term, since I’m running for president.”
- “They asked me if I could take it for a short time for the party, until they came to a conclusion – I’m not doing it because I want to – I will do it if necessary, if necessary.” They can’t make their decision,”
- Trump stressed that if Republicans failed to reach consensus, he would assume the presidency for a short “period of 30, 60 or 90 days.”