Billionaire investor says he'd back primary challenger to Trump: report

A billionaire GOP investor said he is considering backing a Republican opponent to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls Sri Lankan prime minister following church bombings Ex-Trump lawyer: Mueller knew Trump had to call investigation a 'witch hunt' for 'political reasons' The biggest challenge from the Mueller Report depends on the vigilance of everyone MORE if a credible candidate emerges during the 2020 GOP primary.

Stanley Druckenmiller told The New York Times that he would consider donating to an alternative to the president in a GOP primary if he thought a challenger would have a chance against Trump.

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“If I thought such a candidate would be a good president and had a realistic chance of securing the nomination, yes, of course [I would donate]," he told the Times.

Druckenmiller most recently supported former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) during the 2016 primary, donating thousands of dollars to super PACs supporting both men, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings compiled by CampaignMoney.com

The billionaire did not monetarily support the Trump campaign in 2016, according to FEC filings, instead supporting a number of Republican Senate campaigns including Sens. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioSenate Republicans tested on Trump support after Mueller Cuban negotiator says Trump's efforts to destabilize Cuba's government will fail Freedom to Compete Act would benefit many American workers MORE (R-Fla.) and Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanSenate Republicans tested on Trump support after Mueller GOP senator wears shirt honoring Otto Warmbier at Korean DMZ On The Money: Conservatives rally behind Moore for Fed | White House interviewing other candidates | Trump, Dems spar on Tax Day | Budget watchdogs bemoan 'debt denialism' MORE (R-Ohio).

Druckenmiller's statements come as the Republican Party issued a rare declaration of support for Trump's campaign this week ahead of the 2020 primary, a move that is largely symbolic but could serve to quell any high-profile challenges from the GOP against the president.

The resolution adopted this week at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting declared the party's “undivided support for President Donald J. Trump and his effective Presidency" ahead of the 2020 election.