The Trump succession wars: the son also rises
As the 2020 presidential race heats up, Donald Trump’s children are all on hand to helping their father’s re-election campaign – but with one eye on 2024, the fight to be successor is already underway, and Donald Trump jr has already come out swinging
“C’mon, Don. Tell us you’re running in 2024!” Donald Trump jr cocks his head, squares his shoulders and flashes a set of improbably large, improbably white teeth as he makes his way to a small stage in the lobby of his father’s Las Vegas hotel.
It’s not Trump jr’s first appearance in Nevada, where north of Las Vegas he has become a mascot of sorts to the white...
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