Two top allies of former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, the day after Trump announced his 2024 presidential campaign, that they will not support the former president.
Stephen Schwarzman, a billionaire investor, said in a statement early on Wednesday that he would not support Trump in the Republican Party primaries for president.
“America does better when its leaders are rooted in today and tomorrow, not today and yesterday,” Schwarzman said. “It is time for the Republican Party to turn to a new generation of leaders and I intend to support one of them in the presidential primaries.”
Later in the day, Ronald Lauder, a billionaire heir to the Estée Lauder fortune, announced through his spokesperson that he would not support Trump’s new campaign for president.
The spokesperson did not indicate