After populist libertarian Javier Milei was elected president of Argentina on November 19, 2023, former United States President Donald Trump praised him for his electoral victory.
“Congratulations to Javier Milei on a great race for President of Argentina,” Trump posted on his Truth Social platform.
“The whole world was watching! I am very proud of you. You will turn your Country around and truly Make Argentina Great Again!”, the former president continued.
Milei defeated his rival Minister of Economy Sergio Massa by a 56% to 44% margin. Prior to election day, Milei warned about potential voter fraud going down, especially by alluding to the first round of voting in October being filled with irregularities.
Integral parts of Milei’s campaign have focused on