Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has reaffirmed his determination to go head-to-head with Donald Trump in the upcoming Republican primary debate, undeterred by Trump’s recent legal troubles. Speaking at a town hall event hosted by NewsNation, Ramaswamy emphasized his unwavering commitment to winning the election through the democratic process, regardless of any legal challenges that may arise.
Ramaswamy, a successful biotech millionaire, contextualized Trump’s indictments by characterizing them as politically motivated prosecutions. He firmly asserted that these actions should not overshadow the democratic principles that govern elections in the United States.
Acknowledging the formidable opponent Trump poses, given his popularity among conservatives, Ramaswamy remains undeterred. Recent surveys are showing a surge in support for Ramaswamy, positioning him in third place for the presidential nomination, trailing behind Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
Addressing his position on Trump, Ramaswamy expressed his willingness to seek Trump’s counsel if he were to win the presidency in 2024. He commended Trump’s previous tenure, stating, “I believe Trump was an exceptional president.”
Although Ramaswamy still trails behind Trump and DeSantis in the polls, his growing support suggests a potential shift in the dynamics of the Republican primary race.