Trump obliterates competition in CPAC poll, but look which 2024 ‘frontrunner’ is in 10th

President Donald J. Trump waves as he disembarks Air Force One at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pennsylvania, Thursday, August 20, 2020, and Is greeted by guests and supporters. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour)

President Donald J. Trump waves as he disembarks Air Force One at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pennsylvania, Thursday, August 20, 2020, and Is greeted by guests and supporters. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour)

Whom do conservatives prefer to be their presidential candidate in 2024?

The clear answer to that question is Donald Trump, who devastated the would-be competition in a straw poll Saturday by the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC.

The former president collected a whopping 69 percent of the vote at CPAC’s conference in Dallas, followed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at 24 percent.

No one one else was even close, as U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, came in third with 2 percent.

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A dozen other names including South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, former HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Missouri Congressman Josh Hawley, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Florida Sen. Rick Scott all received 1 percent or less.

The New York Post reported: “The results show that despite being banned from Twitter and fading from national headlines, the former president would remain the odds-on favorite to win the nomination in November should he decide to run.”

Former White House counselor Steve Bannon told the Post, “No Republican can stop Trump from the nomination; no Democrat can stop Trump from the presidency.”

J.D. Rucker at the Liberty Daily noticed one big-name Republican was virtually non-existent in the poll’s results.

Will you ever vote for Mike Pence for president under any circumstance?

7% (23 Votes)

93% (322 Votes)

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“Hmm. A name seems to be missing,” Rucker explained.

“Those who get their news from corporate media or receive fundraising emails from various Republican Establishment groups might have assumed Mike Pence’s name would be there. After all, he’s been touted by the likes of Fox News as a ‘likely frontrunner’ or ‘early favorite’ for the 2024 nomination should he choose to run.

Vice President Mike Pence participates in local interviews with WAVY-TV/NBC Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at Naval Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (Official White House photo by D. Myles Cullen)

Vice President Mike Pence participates in local interviews with WAVY-TV/NBC Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at Naval Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (Official White House photo by D. Myles Cullen)

“That’s what they want you to think. Pence finished an abysmal 10th with 0.2 percent of straw poll votes.

“The Trump-hating Uniparty Swamp desperately wants Trump (and DeSantis, for that matter) to be eliminated from running in 2024. They want Pence, Haley, or one of their RINO favorites to lead the party and the nation. That’s not going to happen.”

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