QUOTE OF THE DAY: “People are just trying to bury him because they’re stupid. They’re in for a rude awakening.”

Hart dismissed growing criticism of Trump’s 2024 reelection campaign in a comment to The Wall Street Journal published Thursday.

  • “One month after announcing his third consecutive presidential campaign, Donald Trump and his team are hoping to move past a raft of controversies and legal problems that have eroded his standing in the GOP,” the Journal reported.
  • Three polls released this week showed trump trailing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida in a theoretical 2024 matchup.
  • But Trump’s “team is also banking on Mr. DeSantis’s star power dimming once he is subjected to the outsize scrutiny that comes with a presidential campaign,” per the Journal.