Aides and advisers to President Trump believe he has accepted that he is unlikely to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory and will begin to plot life after the White House, including a 2024 run, once his campaign had exhausted all its lawsuits.
Multiple sources said it was vital to highlight failures in the electoral system in order to ensure its integrity in the future but that the president and his team understood that the overall result was unlikely to change.
Meanwhile, speculation about a 2024 run has become something that the president now talks about openly with visitors to the Oval Office, said a source close to the White House.
“The president has every legal right to bring whatever cases he has to the courts and follow the legal path, which is what you are supposed to do if you have an issue with an election,” the person said.
“I suspect that once those cases are