After former President Donald Trump was indicted on Thursday, right-wing pundit and activist Charlie Kirk is demanding that the other candidates for the Republican nomination for president cease their campaigns in “solidarity” with him.
Kirk said that Republican candidates for the presidency should end their campaigns and go to Miami to lend their support.
“If you don’t, you are contributing to the problem,” Kirk said.
He explained that there is either an opposition party or there isn’t. He said the other candidates had until Tuesday to demonstrate their solidarity in Miami. Whoever didn’t go, according to Kirk, would be counted as part of the opposition.
A number of Trump’s competitors in the Republican primary said that the indictment was evidence of a militarized Department of Justice and voiced their disapproval of the move. Vivek Ramaswamy accused Biden of directing his DOJ to arrest his main opposition right before an upcoming election.
Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida said that for years we have witnessed the uneven application of the law depending on someone’s political affiliation.
Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) maintained that all United States citizens should be concerned about the seven allegations brought against President Trump. These charges include illegally keeping sensitive materials, obstruction, and conspiracy.
Scott said that confidence in our justice system makes The United States that shining city on the hill. He said that today we see a system where the scales are weighted.
Meanwhile, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has stated that he will comment once further information has been made public, and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has urged Trump to withdraw from the race.
Both progressives and conservatives used Kirk’s statement to create various memes and jokes, ridiculing the idea of all other candidates, except Trump, dropping out of the race.