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Walker: I Have Same Concerns About US as I Did Before I Ran for Governor

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) stated that his thinking process on whether to jump into the 2016 presidential race is “a lot like the process” that led him to run for governor and that he shares the same concerns about the US that he did about Wisconsin when he entered the race on Thursday’s “Sean Hannity Show.”

Walker said that his decision-making process on a 2016 presidential run was “a lot like the process, I–Tonette and I, my wife and I used back early in 2009. We looked at our state back then, a state that had a $3.6 billion budget deficit, that was experiencing record job loss, big government unions and special interests controlled much of the state and the local governments and the every day working taxpayers were seeing double-digit tax increases. We looked at the state then and we sat down at our kitchen table and thought about, talked about, ultimately prayed about getting in the race for governor because we were worried that our sons were going to grow up in a state that wasn’t as great as the one we grew up in…when I look at America, I have that same worry today.”

He added that “I see things that many people in the bubble in Washington don’t see” and expressed his concern that future generations would have the same opportunities to work their way up the economic ladder as he did.

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