Former President Trump is the leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, despite facing mounting legal trouble and the recent FBI raid of his Florida home.
But that doesn’t mean Republicans aren’t considering their options in the event that Trump’s political prospects wane in the coming years.
Trump has been a political force within the GOP since his rise began in 2015, and he’s been open about running for the White House again in 2024.
He’s likely to face competition, however, especially with polls coming out that suggest Republicans want other contenders in the mix.
A New York Times-Siena poll from July showed nearly half of all Republicans surveyed said they wanted someone other than Trump to be their party’s nominee in 2024.
Trump’s role in the GOP and likely participation in a GOP primary will set up…