FIRST ON FOX – Former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy is unveiling his endorsement standards for different political hopefuls he dubs “The American Truth Pledge.”
Speaking with Fox News Digital, Ramaswamy stated he has gained “a flood of inbound requests for endorsements” after he suspended his 2024 marketing campaign closing month and threw his beef up at the back of former President Trump. But to ensure that them to earn his endorsement, they will have to percentage “some basic ideals” that had been main subject matters of his presidential bid in placing “America First.”
“I don’t want to be making these decisions in a one-off manner,” Ramaswamy stated in an interview. “I want to be making them in a systematic manner to say that if somebody gets endorsement, for me, it means that we are jointly endorsing some basic ideals that we stand behind.”
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The “American Truth Pledge” has 4 wide classes. The first reads “The people we elect to run government should actually run the government,” the second one being “The first and only moral duty of US leaders is to US citizens,” the 3rd being “Public service is about serving the public, not oneself,” and the general one studying “The absence of national pride is an existential threat to our nation’s future — we must fill that void.”
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Within the types are bullet issues of items Ramaswamy campaigned on like lowering the scale of the government through 75% and backing a demand for highschool seniors to go a civics take a look at to ensure that them to vote.
“If people are on board with the planks of a lot of the vision of what I shared across my campaign for president, that’s going to be the basis for the endorsements that I make,” Ramaswamy stated.
He persevered, “And so when I do endorse people in races across this country, large and small, that way people across this country can know what that means. It’s not just that I have a pal or a friend who I think is a good guy or gal. It means that we stand for a shared set of ideals, by the way, which happened to be the ideals that this country was founded on in 1776.”
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Ramaswamy suspended his marketing campaign following a disappointing efficiency on the Iowa caucus and briefly recommended the GOP frontrunner.
During a marketing campaign rally closing month, Trump teased a possible function for Ramaswamy on his crew.
“He’s going to be working with us and he’ll be working with us for a long time,” Trump instructed his supporters.