Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Monday that Donald Trump’s “star has faded” Republicans warned that the GOP faces an uncertain future. “bloody” Be determined to overcome the former president in the race for the 2024 elections.

Trump, who on Tuesday is widely expected to announce a run in 2024, has been blamed for GOP’s poor showing in the 2022 midterm elections, in which many of the candidates he endorsed lost, the Democrats held the U.S. Senate and the House could result in a very small majority for Republicans.

If “you look at these election results, candidates to follow that line, who agreed with him about that, did not fare particularly well,” Hume. “I think that in terms of opinion and in terms of influence, his star has faded.”

Hume acknowledged that Trump was still “a big factor” However, “getting past him for the Republicans looking ahead to 2024 could be ugly,” “bloody” And “painful.”

“It could cause enough Republicans who were for Trump to, you know, to move away, be disaffected in 2024,” He concluded. “So, that’s the hardest job they have, is to try to work around Trump.”