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Former President Trump says idea of being House speaker is “interesting”

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Former President Trump on Friday called a proposal that he run for the House in 2022 to try to win the speaker’s gavel“interesting,” though the chances of him doing so remain low.

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Mr. Trump was asked about theproposal by radio host Wayne Allyn Root on Friday after Steve Bannon, a formeradviser to the ex-president, floated the idea.
Mr. Trump said, “That’s so interesting.”

The former President has floated apotential comeback bid for the White House in 2024 since leaving office earlierthis year, though speculation over a congressional campaign and anopportunity to lead the House has not gained significant traction.

Still, the proposal underscores theeagerness many in the GOP have for Mr. Trump to make some kind of return topolitics.

Bernie Bennett reporting.

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