(USA Features) Former President Donald Trump will soon relaunch his so-called “MAGA” rallies in advance of the 2022 midterm elections to stump for favored candidates he has endorsed, according to a senior adviser.
Jason Miller said Friday that Trump will restart his popular rallies “as soon as late spring or early summer” to help elect more Republicans to Congress during the midterms, the Washington Times reported.
Trump “has already begun to vet and endorse candidates for 2022, with an eye toward electing not just Republican candidates, but America First Republican candidates,” Miller told Axios.
In a statement to the Times, Miller confirmed his remarks, tweeting “yes they are” in response to a headline to a Mic story, “Brace yourself: Trump’s MAGA rallies are coming back.”
“His endorsement lifts candidates above the pack and often clears the primary field,” Miller, who is also a contributor to Newsmax TV, told the Times. “The general election endorsement provides access to ‘Trump voters’ not normally accessible to Republicans.”
Yes…yes they are!
“Brace yourselves, folks: Trump's MAGA rallies are coming back” https://t.co/lO3du6LMdJ
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) May 8, 2021
Thus far, the former president has endorsed a dozen candidates including incumbent Republican Sens. Ron Johnson, John Kennedy and Tim Scott. He has also endorsed several GOP challengers to incumbents.
Rep. Jody Hice, who’s running to unseat Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican who clashed with Trump during the post-2020 election recounts and legal wrangling.
According to published accounts, Trump held more than 150 rallies during his four-year presidency. They were often credited with rallying support for his agenda as well as candidates he often appeared with.