Republican Will Hurd announced his candidacy for the presidential elections in the United States. He is an outspoken critic of Donald Trump and is the 12th in his party to try to defeat the former president in the primary.
Hurd, 45, a member of the US House of Representatives from 2014 to 2020, emphasized unity, economics, and equal opportunity for all Americans in his video ad. Hurd worked for the CIA in the Middle East and South Asia.
In 2019, he clashed with Trump, who tweeted that four Democratic members of Congress should go back to where they came from. Heard said at the time that the tweets were “racist and xenophobic”. For a time, Hurd was the only black Republican in the House of Representatives.
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He’s not the only black Republican presidential candidate, Tim Scott has already run for president. Trump is still ahead of his rivals in the polls. In July 2024, it will be known who will be the Republican presidential nominee. elections in November of that year.
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