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‘People are annoyed by my rise’: Vivek Ramaswamy responds to polls exhibiting rising unfavorability

Many individuals are aggravated by his rise and consider {that a} 38-year-old is just too younger to develop into US President, Indian-American Vivek Ramaswamy stated Sunday.

After his outstanding exhibiting within the inaugural Republican presidential major debate, a collection of opinion polls point out a surge in his recognition. The newest opinion ballot reveals a 12-point enhance since his August efficiency. On the similar time, his criticism by his opponents has additionally grown.

“Well, look, we have been taking intense criticism, Shannon, over the last several weeks since I performed well on that second debate. And this is part of the process, so I invite the open debate,” Ramaswamy instructed Fox Information in an interview.

“The reality is many people are annoyed by my rise and believe that a 38-year-old is too young to be US President. The fact of the matter is Thomas Jefferson was 33 years old when he wrote the US Declaration of Independence. He also invented the swivel chair while he was at it, by the way,” he asserted.

Ramaswamy argued that there’s a must revive that spirit. “And I believe, it will take someone whose best days ahead are still yet ahead in life to see a country whose best days are still yet ahead of itself. And I do believe that the United States of America can see our best days still yet ahead. But we can’t just be running from something”.

“I don’t actually criticize the radical Biden agenda that much because I think it’s the wrong place to focus. Of course, there’s a lot to criticize. But we have to offer a vision of our own, not just what are we running from. What are we running to, revive meritocracy, the pursuit of excellence, economic growth, free speech, and open debate? These are basic values that most Americans still agree with,” he stated.

“That’s why I’m confident that we have a chance to deliver a 1980-style, Ronald Reagan-style, moral mandate. That is how we’ll unite this country. And I’m in this race because I think I am the single best-positioned candidate to do it. And even though we’ve taken criticisms from basically every other candidate that’s been threatened by my rise, I’m not running against any of them. I am running for this country. That’s the mission we’re guided by,” Ramaswamy stated.

Ramaswamy has garnered consideration after his maiden Republican presidential major debate held on August 23.

The primary ballot that got here out after the controversy stated that 28 per cent of the 504 respondents stated that Ramaswamy carried out the most effective.

He was adopted by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis with 27 per cent, and former vice chairman Mike Pence (13 per cent). Indian-American Nikki Haley obtained seven per cent of the votes.

With inputs from PTI.



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