Frist won't seek presidency in 2008

Casinomeister

Forum Cheermeister
Staff member
Joined
Jun 30, 1998
Location
Bierland
Frist won't seek presidency in 2008

By BILL THEOBALD
Tennessean Washington Bureau


WASHINGTON - Sen. Bill Frist, Republican majority leader from Tennessee, announced this morning that he will not be running for president in 2008.

"In the Bible, God tells us for everything there is a season, and for me, for now, this season of being an elected official has come to a close. I do not intend to run for president in 2008," Frist said in a statement released by his office.

The announcement comes after Frist spent several years laying the groundwork for a presidential bid. Frist had spent much of the past two years visiting key presidential states, including Iowa, creating a field operation and raising money for national, state and local candidates in these states.

Frist said he and his wife, Karyn, "will take a sabbatical from public life. At this point a return to private life will allow me to return to my professional roots as a healer and to refocus my creative energies on innovative solutions to seemingly insurmountable challenges Americans face," Frist said.

The statement makes unclear Frist's plans for the future.

"Karyn and I will seek the best opportunity to serve," Frist said. "I may eventually return to what I've done for most of my adult life, heal through medicine and health.

More here:

Link Removed ( Old/Invalid)
 

BingoT

Nurses love to give shots
Joined
Dec 16, 2004
Location
Palm Bay Florida
We all know who our next one is anyways

That's good
We all know who our next one is anyways
Hillary
Link Removed ( Old/Invalid)
 

dominique

Dormant account
Joined
Jul 5, 2003
Location
The Boonies
Yeah, let the man return to his roots as a healer! :p

I will be on the lookout, don't want to know what he would heal me of! :eek2:
 

sdaddy

Dormant Account
Joined
Feb 18, 2005
Location
Arizona
Pity. I was hoping Frist would have to face the voters across the nation upset by his underhanded tactics in passing the UIGEA.
 

Users who are viewing this thread

Top