Tuesday 22 August 2017

Bush hints at presidential campaign

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has hinted at a presidential campaign. (AP)
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has hinted at a presidential campaign. (AP)

Jeb Bush have given a strong indication that he will join the Republican presidential campaign this month, tweeting that an announcement is coming on June 15.

The former Florida governor, widely expected to run for the GOP nomination, tweeted "coming soon" with a link to the website jebannouncement.com.

On that page, the date 06.15.15 was listed, followed by the tease, "Be the first to know. RSVP now".

Visitors to the site could enter their name and email address. Mr Bush also tweeted the message in Spanish, "Proximamente 6.15.15".

Mr Bush would enter a crowded primary that includes Senators Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, among others.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce his bid on Thursday.

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