Former president of the United States Donald Trump assured on Tuesday night that He will not be a dictator if he reaches re-election in 2024 “except for the first day.” Asked in an interview on Fox News if he can promise Americans that he will not abuse his mandate if he returns to the White House, Trump said he will not be a dictator, except for the “first day.” ” in the power.

“I want to close the border and I want to drill (for oil),” the Republican said. The former president’s comments come amid warnings from the country’s main media outlets – The Washington Post and The New York Times, among others – calling it a “dictatorship,” “drift” for the US and “authoritarianism” the scenario that would be experienced in the country if Trump were re-elected in the presidential elections in November of next year.

The president already leads the race for the Republican nomination for president, six weeks before the race to the White House officially begins with the Iowa caucuses.

According to statistics prepared by the FiveThirtyEight demographic website, the average of national polls gives Trump 58.3% of support for the Republican candidacyfollowed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis with 13%.