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Meghan Markle Seriously Considering Running For Potus

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Her comments about the election may have raised some eyebrows back in Britain this week, but the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle plans to continue canvassing ahead of November’s U. S. presidential election, and hasn’t ruled out a career in politics—including a possible White House run.

Rumors abound that Meghan could run for president in 2024, and she got the attention of the office’s current occupant, who said in a press conference on Wednesday that he is “not a fan” of the duchess. Donald Trump was responding to a video that she and Prince Harry made to promote Time 100’s list of the most influential people in 2020, in which she declared that November’s election is “the most important election of our lifetime.” But it’s possible that 2024 could be even more important for her personally.

“One of the reasons she was so keen not to give up her American citizenship was so she had the option to go into politics,” said a close friend of the royal. “I think if Meghan and Harry ever gave up their titles she would seriously consider running for president.”

However those working closely with Meghan insist she has no plans to pursue a political career. “While there’s no denying she is interested and engaged in politics as a topic, she harbors no ambition to enter a career in politics herself,” said one well-placed source.

Members of the royal family are expected to be politically neutral, and Prince Harry has always steered clear of politics. Harry and Meghan did not mention any specific candidates in their Time 100 video, but they did emphasize the importance of voting. “Every four years, we’re told the same thing, ‘This is the most important election of our lifetime.’ But th… (Read more)

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