GOP Former Rhode Island Mayor Launches WH Bid

The Providence Journal reports:

Former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey is jumping back into the political ring as a Republican candidate for president of the United States. There was no immediate response from Rhode Island Republicans to Laffey’s entry into the GOP presidential sweepstakes.

Laffey, who moved to Fort Collins, Colorado more than a decade ago after an ill-fated run for the U.S. Senate back home in Rhode Island, formally announced his presidential candidacy via video on Thursday morning..

His immediate goal: to make it to the New Hampshire GOP debate stage to make sure the other candidates talk about the Social Security crisis that, in his mind, is no longer looming but here.

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Laffey has also run for the US House and Colorado governor.