Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) recently claimed that former President Trump has the track record to bring the nation back on track as Republicans seek to regain the Senate in 2024.
Hagerty, one of around a dozen senators who have backed Trump’s run for president in 2024, said that his backing for him this time is “definitely not at all a hard decision.”
He referred to his time as the American ambassador to Japan by saying, “I served in the Trump administration.
“President Trump and I collaborated closely, and together, we accomplished some remarkable things in the Indo-Pacific area. Consider how promising things with North Korea were when we showed up.” With reference to the two meetings with the leaders, which “never happened before,” we were able to settle things down.
“We observed stability throughout the region because individuals respected America once more,” he continued, stressing that under President Biden’s guidance, we are heading toward a “more destabilized world in all regions of the world.”
“You take a look at what’s going on right now in the Taiwan Strait. Extremely hazardous circumstances. Consider the Middle East. The fact that they are embracing Iran and also turning against Israel as well as siding with the enemy wherever possible is a tragedy right now. Every American is keeping an eye on the situation in Ukraine,” he said, reasoning that it would not have occurred if Trump were still in office.
Hagerty said that if Trump had stayed in office, the attack on American energy would not have occurred either.
“We want a president who can truly achieve energy independence. Do you recall that?” We need to “get back” to it because of how different the situation is now.
He said, “President Trump truly has the track record of executing it.”
Given that he will be in charge of the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s (NRSC) ground game efforts in 2024, Hagerty also discussed the significance of down-ballot contests. He emphasized that Democrats would be up for reelection to considerably more seats in 2024 than Republicans will. Only 10 of the 33 seats are controlled by Republican senators. Republicans, he said, would work hard to prevent voters from switching sides, but he added that he thinks they have “great chances in states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Arizona.”
“We’ll keep changing this as we monitor how candidates are doing and how the polls are altered, but my duty is to return to your initial question. The ground game is what my work entails. It relates to the ground activities that are taking place. The best candidate need not be chosen.” In order to emphasize the significance of voter registration and other strategies, Hagerty emphasized that “it was not about what his message was.”