Donald Trump Announces 2024 Presidential Run

Former president Donald Trump officially announced his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election on Tuesday, November 15, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

Video by Brendan Gutenschwager shows the announcement, which was met with cheers from the crowd at Mar-a-Lago.

“In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States,” Trump said.

Trump rallied support, saying that “this will not be my campaign, this will be our campaign.”

During his speech, Trump echoed his support for Hershel Walker, the Republican candidate in the Georgia Senate race. The runoff election was set for December 6 after neither Walker nor the incumbent Raphael Warnock gained 50 percent of the vote. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful

Video Transcript

DONALD TRUMP: In order to make America great and glorious again, I am, tonight, announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.

[CHEERING AND WHISTLING]

- We love you!

DONALD TRUMP: So many incredible friends and family here tonight. It's such a beautiful thing. Some people say, how do you speak before so many people all the time? When there's love in the room, it's really easy [INAUDIBLE]

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

[INAUDIBLE] sometimes.

- We love you.

DONALD TRUMP: Together, we will be taking on the most corrupt forces and entrenched interests imaginable. Our country is in a horrible state. We're in grave trouble. This is not a task for a politician or a conventional candidate. This is a task for a great movement--

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

--that embodies the courage, confidence, and the spirit of the American people. This is a movement. This is not for any one individual. This is a job where tens of millions of proud people working together from all across the land and from all walks of life-- young and old, Black and white, Hispanic, and Asian-- many of whom--

- That's right.

- Yeah!

DONALD TRUMP: --we have brought together for the very, very first time.

- Yeah.