Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin previously said he wasn’t considering a 2024 presidential run.
GOP Governor Announces His 2024 Presidential Election Plans
However, some of Youngkin’s aides left the door open for his reconsideration.
It appears the Virginia governor is having second thoughts and may throw his name in the GOP presidential primary.
According to Axios, some anti-Trump GOP donors are nervous about the chances of Ron DeSantis and have encouraged Youngkin to enter the race.
“He’s reconsidering,” one source reportedly told the outlet.
“He’d be in his own lane: He’s not never-Trump, and he’s not Trump-light,” the source reportedly added.
Scoop: Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin reconsiders 2024 bid https://t.co/ecOCt2XpWw
— Axios (@axios) May 22, 2023
DeSantis’ opponents smell blood in the water! 🦈
🚨Scoop: Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin reconsiders 2024 bid🚨https://t.co/K9QvSyjsWt
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) May 22, 2023
A top Virginia GOP strategist told Axios there are “serious discussions happening on re-engaging in the presidential” race.
Youngkin faces high-stakes state legislative races in