Another High-Profile Politician Steps Back, You’ll Never GUESS Who

The political world was abuzz this week with news that Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin is holding off on his potential 2024 presidential run. According to reports from The New York Times, Youngkin has decided to focus on helping Republicans in Virginia’s legislative elections this November before considering any national ambitions.

“I am wholly focused on the Commonwealth of Virginia, and I’m looking forward to these elections,” Youngkin told reporters.

Youngkin’s move comes as a surprise to many Republicans who saw him as a rising star in the party. However, the governor hopes that by flipping the state legislature to a Republican majority, he can gain more national attention and support for a future presidential run.

But so far, Youngkin has struggled to break through in the polls. He has yet to crack 1% in surveys of potential Republican candidates. His top advisers, who were previously mapping out a 2024 strategy, have also left to work for a super PAC that supports Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

DeSantis has not yet announced his candidacy, but he is widely believed to be preparing for a presidential run. Florida Republican Rep. Cory Mills has even endorsed former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign, citing the need for Republicans to unify behind a strong candidate.

As the 2024 election looms, it remains to be seen who will emerge as the Republican front-runner. But for now, Youngkin is content to focus on Virginia and help his party win crucial victories in November.