President Trump dropped more hints during his final speech on the morning of January 20, indicating that he plans to re-enter the political arena in some form in the future.
“We will be back in some form. And again, I want to just in leaving, I want to thank our Vice President Mike Pence and Karen,” Trump told supporters.
The remarks were made at Andrews Air Force Base as President Trump was preparing to board Air Force One on his way to his home state of Florida, and came soon after The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump is contemplating starting his own political party.
President Trump: It is my greatest honor and privilege to have been your president, I will always fight for you pic.twitter.com/Q1VdiJEOpu
— Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) January 20, 2021
“It’s been something very special. What we’ve done has been amazing by any standard. We rebuilt the United States Military. We created a new force called Space Force, that in itself would be a major achievement for a regular administration. We were not a regular administration,” Trump said.
Trump also discussed his administration’s successful policies, such as cutting taxes and regulations, which helped boost economic growth and secure low unemployment numbers for the majority of his administration. He then thanked his supporters.
“You are amazing people. This is a great, great country. It is my greatest honor and privilege to have been your president. I will always fight for you. I will be watching. I will be listening. And I will tell you that the future of this country has never been better. I wish the new administration great luck and great success. I think they’ll have great success. They have the foundation to do something really spectacular and again, we put it in a position like it’s never been before despite the worst plague to hit since 1917, over 100 years ago,” Trump said.
Trump also mentioned the riot during his farewell address, denouncing the violence and encouraging people to not pursue violence.
“We must never forget that while Americans will always have our disagreements, we are a nation of incredible, decent, faithful, and peace-loving citizens who all want our country to thrive and flourish and be very, very successful and good. We are a truly magnificent nation. All Americans were horrified by the assault on our Capitol. Political violence is an attack on everything we cherish as Americans. It can never be tolerated. Now more than ever, we must unify around our shared values and rise above the partisan rancor, and forge our common destiny,” Trump said.
People were also amused by President Trump’s choice for a song to play as he left, Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way.’
You couldn’t pick a better walk off song: pic.twitter.com/cqRmskEZzd
— Ben Tracy (@benstracy) January 20, 2021