Chances Increase that Jeb Bush Will Run in 2016

12:12 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Chances Increase that Jeb Bush Will Run in 2016

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Jeb Bush has backed away many times from speculation that he would run for president. In fact, some calculated there was a zero percent chance that he would run. That's no longer the case according to Politico: “I think he could run,” said one former Republican office holder who now works in the financial industry but asked not to be named because Bush has not made any decision. “The environment is shaping up well for him. Republicans want someone who is competent and who can win, and that’s Jeb.”
NEW YORK - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting all the attention as the flavor of the month for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But there is growing chatter in elite New York financial circles that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is giving more serious consideration to getting in the race, especially if it appears at any point...