Carly Fiorina Plans Live Town Hall Following Formal Announcement

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Washington, DC

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will be the first female GOP presidential candidate as of Monday.

She is expected to announce her bid for president tomorrow morning on Twitter, followed by a press call with media. In the afternoon, she will hold a live town hall meeting with the public that can be live streamed on the internet.

“I have a big announcement on Monday and I’m excited to hear from you afterwards on Periscope. Download the app and join me Monday afternoon,” Fiorina posted on Facebook.

Fiorina is also scheduled to appear on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday morning to discuss politics and her new book.

Carly Fiorina got people talking while attending the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition last week. After watching her speak, Craig Robinson predicted, Fiorina “is going to be a surprise on caucus night if she keeps it up.” He’s founder and editor of

Fiorina’s book, Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey, is being released the following day.

She and her family have directed her share of profits from the book to go a charitable foundation,

They will be automatically sent to Ayco Charitable Foundation, which is a donor advised fund. Fiorina and her husband can only make recommendations on where to donate the proceeds, and in the past they have recommended non profit organizations such as Goods 360 and Opportunity International.