‘Anybody Not Named Trump’ Could Win In 2024, Paul Ryan Says


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Former House Speaker Paul Ryan told Fox Business that “anybody not named Trump” could win the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.

Ryan appeared on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co.” on Oct. 25 and told host Stuart Varney that the GOP will “want to win so badly” they won’t nominate Donald Trump as the Republican candidate.

Ryan expressed his previously voiced disbelief about the former president’s potential nomination saying the Republican party knows they are “more likely to lose with Trump” because he’s “not popular with suburban voters.” Ryan added that the GOP is “going to want to win.”

“My party hasn’t lost this much, this fast, than we have with Trump,” Ryan continued, “We lost the House, the Senate, and the White House in the span of two years. I don’t want to repeat that. I want to win.”

In May of 2021 Trump issued statements criticizing the Ronald Reagan Library for hosting Ryan as a speaker, calling him a “Republican In Name Only” (RINO), adding that “Reagan would not be happy.” (RELATED: Jan. 6 Committee Issues Trump Subpoena)

Trump also criticized Ryan as well as Fox News on Truth Social saying that Fox’s morning show “Fox & Friends,” had “botched” his poll numbers, “no doubt on purpose.”

“Actually, almost all polls have me leading all Republicans & Biden BY A LOT. RINO Paul Ryan, one of the weakest and worst speakers EVER, must be running the place,” Trump added.

Trump has hinted at potential 2024 plans but has not yet made any definitive announcements. When asked about his 2024 plans at a July 2022 rally in Alaska, the former president said “in my own mind, I’ve already made that decision, so nothing factors in anymore.”