Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney was blunt about his feelings about having his former boss, ex-President Donald Trump, run for president again in 2024.
Trump, who is weighing but has not formally declared a presidential campaign, is embroiled in controversy surrounding last week’s FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida. He’s accused of improperly possessing classified documents.
While Trump has used what he called an “attack on democracy” to boost a voter base that has largely galvanized around him, others, including Mulvaney, are using it to push the GOP to move on from Trump, who is 76.
“The Democrats are weak, and I don’t think we should be offering Donald Trump for that reason,” Mulvaney told NewsNation on Monday. “I think it’s also time for the next generation to take over, anyway. We’ve got a good bench, we’ve got younger people. It’s time for…