Trump establishes 'Office of the Former President' in Florida

Former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump takes shot at new GOP candidate in Ohio over Cleveland nickname GOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote for shutdown, default MORE on Monday established an official post-presidency office in Palm Beach County, Fla., setting up a vehicle for future public appearances and statements.

"The Office of the Former President" will manage Trump's correspondence, public statements, appearance and official activities, according to a press release from the office.

"President Trump will always and forever be a champion for the American People," the release said.

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The title of the office could fuel speculation that Trump may not run for president again in 2024, something he and his advisers have not definitively weighed in on.

Trump has been publicly silent since leaving the White House last week for his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. He has been banned from Twitter and suspended from other major social media platforms in the wake of the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

The president briefly spoke to a Washington Examiner reporter at his golf club a few days after leaving office, though he did not make extensive comments about his future plans.

Trump is expected to reside in Florida, and he is surrounded by a handful of loyal aides. Allies have said Trump is eyeing supporting primary challenges against Republicans who he feels wronged him following his election defeat, such as Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempRepublican politicians: Let OSHA do its job Dozens of Republican governors call for meeting with Biden on border surge President Biden's vaccination plan is constitutional — and necessary MORE (R) and House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyTrump, allies launch onslaught as midterms kick into gear The Memo: Never Trumpers sink into gloom as Gonzalez bows out Kinzinger says Trump 'winning' because many Republicans 'have remained silent' MORE (Wyo.), who was one of 10 Republicans to vote to impeach Trump earlier this month.

The president is readying an impeachment defense team for next month's Senate trial, though he has not commented on it publicly.