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Does Donald Trump want to form his own political party?

Former president, who hinted at return, considering Patriot Party as name, report says
President Donald Trump gives thumbs up to supporters on motorcade route to Mar-a-Lago, Jan. 20, 2021
Posted at 2:44 PM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 14:44:38-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — If former President Donald Trump is looking to make a comeback in 2024, it may not be as a Republican.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Trump has recently spoken with associates about forming a new political party.

According to people familiar with the matter, Trump would want to call the new political faction the Patriot Party, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Trump has switched political parties several times through the years, at one point becoming a Democrat.

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President Donald Trump waves as he leaves Air Force One for final time at Palm Beach International Airport, Jan. 20, 2021
President Donald Trump waves as he disembarks from his final flight on Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

As he left Washington for the final time as president, Trump hinted at a return.

"We will be back in some form," Trump said Wednesday before boarding Air Force One for the last time.

Trump skipped President Joe Biden's inauguration, instead retreating to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach.