Trump promises to ‘plant the American flag on MARS’ if he is elected president again in 2024

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President Donald Trump announced his next presidential campaign for 2024 on Tuesday night from his Florida family home in Mar-a-Lago, and he took the opportunity to recall American greatness, especially in our once incredible space program. Trump promised when he is re-elected, he will focus on a spaceflight to Mars and a ‘defense shield’ over America.

“We will put an American Flag on Mars.” – Donald Trump.

‘We will expand the frontiers of human knowledge and will extend the horizons of human achievement,’ Trump said Tuesday night at Mar-a-Lago. ‘And we will plant our beautiful American flag very soon on the surface of Mars,’ Trump said Tuesday night during his announcement to run speech.

Trump also gave his speech a sci-fi edge by saying the U.S. needed shields.

‘To protect our people from the unthinkable threat of nuclear weapons and hypersonic missiles, the United States must also build a state-of-the art next generation missile defense shield – we need it,’ he said. ‘The power of these missiles, and the power of a word I refuse to say – nuclear – we have to have it.’

Trump said that the United States actually had the technology to build such a session.

‘And we’re going to build it,’ he said, under his second watch, after re-election.

‘And we will plant our beautiful American flag very soon on the surface of Mars,’ Trump said.

Trump gathered his family and the MAGA faithful in Mar-a-Lago’s grand ballroom to announce his 2024 effort. He asked for prayers to remind the crowd that what he faces is dangerous because of the amount of hateful violence and anger he and his family members face for daring to run again.

The Daily Mail reported on the opposition Trump faces:

The former president ignored Republican critics and those who blamed him for the GOP’s disappointing midterms to go full steam on stating his intent to be back in the Oval Office to ‘drain the swamp’ with the country ‘being destroyed before our very lives.’

‘In order to make America great and glorious again, I am today announcing my candidacy for president of the United States,’ he confirmed to huge cheers before laying into the FBI raid, the ‘fake’ dossier,’ the ‘deep state’ and lobbyists.

‘Three years ago when I left office, the United States stood ready for its golden age. Our nation was at the pinnacle of power, prosperity and prestige – towering above all rivals vanquishing all enemies and striding into the future confident, resourceful,’ Trump said.

He vowed to make his run about working people, restoring American energy independence, reforming elections to make sure there are ‘only paper ballots’ and restoring an ‘agenda of greatness’ with top Republicans and the media saying he should stay out of the race.

‘This will not be my campaign. This will be our campaign all together. Because the only force strong enough to defeat the massive corruption we are up against is you, the American people,’ he said while celebrating the last six years of the MAGA movement, his midterm endorsements and his battle against Washington.

The outlet continued:

After months of speculation and with mounting legal battles, he filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission just moments before he began his speech to fired-up supporters at Mar-a-Lago, where he said America ‘can’t take’ four more years of Biden.

Speaking for just over an hour, Trump made defiant and sometimes somber remarks about the state of the country, hours after Mitch McConnell said independent voters had the ‘impression of many of the people in our party and leadership roles is that they are involved in chaos’.

The former president went on to attack Biden for record inflation, ‘falling asleep at global conferences’ and making the U.S. ‘detestable’ with the rest of the world.

He celebrated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi getting ‘fired’ with Republicans on the cusp of taking the House majority.

But taking a page out of his White House successor’s 2020 playbook, Trump vowed to ‘unify people’ and claimed he did so during his last term.

Trump added about unity:

‘It happened in the previous administration,’ Trump said. ‘And what was bringing them together was success.’

Trump said Afghanistan was the most ’embarrassing moment in the history of our country’ and tore into the Biden administration border policies that have led to an ‘invasion’ and fentanyl ‘pouring’ into our country.

‘We are here tonight to declare that it does not have to be this way – it does not have to be this way – two years ago we were a great nation and soon we will be a great nation again,’ he added.

‘The only force strong enough to defeat the massive corruption we are up against it’s you, the American people,’ he went on. ‘It’s not about politics, it’s about love for this great nation’.

In a line he has used before, he told the audience: ‘I didn’t need this. I had an easy life.

‘This is something I didn’t need, and a lot of you people don’t need either, but we have to take care of our country. We love our country, we need to save our country.”

Watch Trump’s comments about Mars:

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