But many are angered by the news that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed this weekend he is considering a run for the White House, as an "centrist independent."
I love our country, and I am seriously considering running for president as a centrist independent.
— Howard Schultz (@HowardSchultz) January 28, 2019
Many believe he could siphon off votes from some Democrats, and from Republicans opposed to Trump but not wanting to see a Democrat in the White House.
Among those supportive of Schultz running: President Donald Trump, who knows a third party candidate in the race can only help him win re--election. No third party candidate has ever won the presidency, and always act as a spoiler.
So President Trump is egging on Schultz, taking to Twitter in a transparent attack on Schultz to get him to prove he's courageous and smart enough to run – and win.
In typical Trump tactics, the President just posted this tweet:
Howard Schultz doesn’t have the “guts” to run for President! Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the “smartest person.” Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 28, 2019
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