Scott Walker Announces 2016 Presidential Bid (Video)

“I’m running for President of the United States to fight and win for the American people,” Wisconsin Governor tweets

Last Updated: July 13, 2015 @ 6:37 AM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker became the 15th candidate to run for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday.

“I’m running for President of the United States to fight and win for the American people,” Walker tweeted.

Walker posted a video to accompany his announcement, claiming the road to victory for Republicans is to stand by their principles.

He is considered a strong candidate to win the nomination, having won three elections in four years (initial gubernatorial victory, recall election, re-election) and being a favorite among conservatives for his conservative stances against unions.

Among Democrats and liberal-leaning media, Walker is a favorite target for his his aggressive actions against collective bargaining and pension funds.

Walker should have no issue polling high enough to make the cut for the Fox News presidential debate on August 6th.