Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has raised his concerns about the potential shakeup in the Democratic Party’s nomination for the 2024 Presidential race, with Cruz believing there is a significant chance that President Joe Biden won’t be the Democratic nominee.
Cruz believes that if Biden is forced out, the Democrats might nominate former First Lady Michelle Obama or orchestrate a “free for all” with multiple candidates entering the race.
Cruz’s prediction stems from his belief that there is a 25 to 30 percent likelihood that Biden won’t be the nominee. On his podcast, Cruz stated, “There is a very real possibility that Joe Biden will not be the Democratic nominee. If you look at the current political landscape, there are many factors that could lead to Biden being forced out.” He added that another concerning scenario would be if Biden’s mental capabilities declined, leading the Democrats to use the convention to parachute in a new candidate.
The Senator also suggested that former President Barack Obama is already running the Biden administration. “It’s hard to ignore the influence Obama has over the current administration,” Cruz said. “Biden’s policies are almost a mirror image of Obama’s, suggesting that he might be the one pulling the strings behind the scenes.”
Michelle Obama, according to Cruz, could be a serious threat if she were to become the Democratic nominee. He argued that Michelle Obama is further left than both Barack and Joe Biden, and would be disastrous if she became president. Despite this, he acknowledged her strengths as a potential candidate.
“Michelle Obama has high positives and relatively low negatives, which makes her a potent political candidate,” Cruz mentioned. “However, her political ideologies are far left, even more so than her husband’s and Biden’s. This could be disastrous for the country if she were to become president.”
He warned of her potential nomination, stating, “If Michelle Obama is the nominee, the 2024 race will be a completely different ball game. She is popular, charismatic, and has the potential to mobilize a large number of voters.”