ABC's Thompson Takes Another Step Toward Presidential Run
May 30, 2007 at 3:57 PM (PT)
Surprising virtually nobody, ABC NEWS RADIO Special Program Host and Sr. Analyst FRED DALTON THOMPSON is forming an exploratory committee to start raising funds for a full run for the Republican nomination for president in 2008. The "testing the waters" committee is expected to launch on JUNE 4, and several supporters have been asked to raise about $50,000 each to start the ball rolling for the actor and former Senator from TENNESSEE.
The POLITICO is reporting that THOMPSON's formal announcement of his candidacy may come during the JULY 4 weekend.