Scott Walker Eyes 2016 Announcement After State Budget Debate


scott-walkerWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said on Sunday he’ll announce whether he’s formally jumping into the crowded Republican presidential race after he completes  work on the state budget in June.

Appearing on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Walker said he believes, if he were to run, he’d have strong foreign policy experience, given his work on trade issues in his state, as well as his travel to China, Japan, Germany, France, Spain and Great Britain.On defense issues, Walker said, his leadership experience would be a strong asset.

“It’s not just about past experiences, it’s about leadership,” the governor said, adding he’d look for people smarter than him in certain policy areas to serve on any White House Cabinet.

“I gotta tell you, one of the areas people talk to me the most about is the safety and security of this country,” he said. “If I choose to get into this race, I’m going to lay out a very clear plan.”

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