The former US president called Donald Trump To subject candidates for the presidential elections in the United States to tests to measure perception, after his rival’s doubts about obtaining the nomination the Republican Party for presidential elections, Nikki Haley In his ability to assume presidential duties, given his advanced age.
Trump (77 years old) said that he feels that his focus is better than it was 20 years ago, which appears to be a response to Haley, who recently criticized him, and considered his slips of the tongue an indication of his inability to assume the presidency.
Trump's statements came yesterday, Saturday, during a speech he delivered at an election rally in the state of Nevada, before voting in the primary elections to choose the state's Republican Party nominee, which will take place on February 8.
During the past few days, Haley described Trump's performance as confused, after he confused her with the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, to whom she belongs For the Democratic Party، Nancy Pelosi During a speech he delivered on January 19 of this year.
During his aforementioned speech, it seemed at times as if Trump was mumbling slurred words, and he also seemed to hint that former Democratic President Barack Obama was still president of the United States.
Haley accuses Trump of bullying
Observers believe that Trump will win the primary elections in the state of Nevada, after winning the party's elections in the states of Iowa and New Hampshire, which makes him the most likely candidate to obtain his party's nomination for the race for the White House.
His most prominent competitor was, Ron DeSantis The Governor of Florida has announced his withdrawal from the presidential race from the Republican Party and his support for Trump, and all that remains of his Republican competitors is Haley, who refuses to withdraw and confirms that she will continue her election campaign in the state of South Carolina and beyond.
Shortly after Trump's speech, Haley appeared at a campaign rally in South Carolina. She reiterated that Trump had recently seemed “confused” and said that if he wanted to take a cognitive test, “he should have no problem holding a debate with me, because this is the ultimate test of the mental competency of anyone running for president.”
Trump refuses to participate in the debates that take place during the primary elections between the competitors for the Republican Party nomination for the presidential elections.
During a statement she made to NBC this evening, Haley said that Trump wants to win the nomination through “bullying,” and accused the Republican Party administration of seeking to announce his victory in the primary elections before they end.
She pointed out that the primary elections are still in their early stages, as they have only been held so far in two states, and hinted that Trump had put pressure on the Republican National Committee to support him prematurely.