Giuliani: I Might Seek GOP Presidential Nod If Palin Does

Monday, 24 Jan 2011 04:28 PM

By Hiram Reisner

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
If former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin seeks the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, Rudy Giuliani says he might do so, too. In an interview to be aired Monday on CNN's “Piers Morgan Tonight,” the former New York City mayor said he could become the voice of moderation in the GOP.

Rudy Giuliani, mayor, New York
Ex-Mayor Rudy Giuliani
"My one chance – if I have a chance – is that I'm considered a moderate Republican. So, the more Republicans in which I can show a contrast, probably the better chance that I have,” Giuliani said, adding that the lack of a favorite makes the GOP nomination chase a “fluid situation.”

“There is no obvious front-runner right now," Giuliani said. "I guess everybody is happy with that, because nobody wants to be the front-runner at this point because it always seems the front-runner gets all the attention, all of the negative publicity."

Morgan asked Giuliani whether his consideration to run would make him “the acceptable face of the Republican Party.”

“I don't know if I'm acceptable, but the question is, the way I got elected mayor of New York City was not being acceptable,” Giuliani said. “My slogan was: ‘You can't do any worse. Things are so bad you need me.’”

Giuliani sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 but failed to gain much traction and eventually dropped out.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Obama Makes Rare Campaign Trail Appearance, People Leave Early

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 18:14 PM

President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail Sunday at a rally to support the Democratic candidat . . .

Bolton Mum About Using $7M From His PACs for 2016 Run

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 17:53 PM

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton won't say if he plans to use any of the $7 million raised by two political action com . . .

RNC, DNC Chairpeople Square Off on Senate Fate, Ebola

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 16:37 PM

Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz claimed Sunday that her party will keep control of the . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved