Alachua County republican chair looks at GOP hopefuls
The Republican party, in the span of a few days, has seen two potential presidential candidates for the party’s nomination announce they will not seek the presidency. Over the weekend, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee announced he wouldn’t run. And today, businessman Donald Trump said he isn’t running either. Alachua county republican party chair Stafford Jones, who we interviewed before Trump’s announcement, talked about Huckabee’s decision with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski.
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