Skip to content
Apply
Stories

Trump’s 2024 presidential bid will force Republican party soul-searching, Northeastern expert says

People in this story

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Former President Donald Trump, seen in reflection, announces he is running for president for the third time as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.

After lackluster midterm elections, a Tuesday night announcement by former President Donald Trump of his 2024 presidential campaign strategically served several purposes, Northeastern experts say. It also gave the Republican Party a daunting choice—again be the party of Donald Trump, or not.

There are several reasons Trump rushed to announce his candidacy, experts say.

“Of course, there is the political motivation of trying to announce early, before competitors jump into the fray,” says Costas Panagopoulos, chair of Northeastern’s political science department.

Continue reading at News@Northeastern.

More Stories

image of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leading Eid al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of the Muslims holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Tehran, Iran

Iran’s strike on Israel can be seen as ‘declaration of war,’ Northeastern expert says

04.16.2024
image of barbed wire fence outside prison with sunny sky with two clouds above

Almost half of U.S. prisons are likely contaminated by dangerous “forever chemicals,” new research shows

04.10.2024
image of Defendant Karen Read, third from left, with her attorneys Elizabeth Little, Alan Jackson and David Yannetti at a pre-trial hearing this month.

A Boston police officer’s body was found two years ago in a snowy yard. Now his girlfriend goes on trial for murder

04.16.24
All Stories