Lincoln Chafee Says ‘I’m Running’; His Spox Is Like, No You Ain’t
Determined to not become the That Guy of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee (D) pretty much told CNN’s New Day this morning that he was running for president.
After rattling off a list of sins that Hillary Clinton committed as secretary of state, John Berman asked Chafee if he was going hard against her record on purpose. “Yes, that’s why I’m running,” he seemingly confirmed. “Because I feel strong about where we’re going as a country.”
Soon after, however, his spokeswoman told CNN that wait, no, he wasn’t actually running yet. “We are still in the exploratory committee phase…We will file the proper papers to be an official candidate, but that has not happened yet.”
So…yes. Yes, he’s running.
Watch below via CNN:
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