Ex–CIA Officer Launches Independent Presidential Bid

Evan McMullin faces a major uphill climb to qualify for ballot access.
1:41 | 08/08/16

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Is this really sad for Donald Trump in Detroit today the Republican nominee unveiling an economic plan that -- campaign says includes the biggest tax reforms since Ronald Reagan trump wants to repeal and replace obamacare. Limit taxes on businesses to 15%. Stop using tax dollars for payments for UN global warming programs. And ending taxes on child care expenses after a week at constant controversy. It's no surprise trumps shifting his focus on really ABC news Washington Post well is brutal for the Republican nominee Hillary Clinton expanding her lead by eight points and her support among women is at its highest level yet. Two thirds of Americans say trump has the wrong temperament to be president. Almost as many say he's unqualified and untrustworthy. Over the weekend trump using Clinton's own words to attack her truthful miss a better email server. I may have short circuit it and for that I. You know will try to clarify. She is eight totally unhinged. Paris. She's unbalanced. And I learned never trump move meant. It's back. Evan McMullen a forty year old former CIA agent and congressional staffer announcing today he's running as an independent third party candidate. At and it volatility he sees America deserves better bench from Berkeley and to. He offers a conservative choice but it will be tough for him to get on average state ballot in places like taxes for example acknowledge his political backers. We'll probably have to sued to get his name added parent average ABC news Washington.

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