Billionaire publisher and flat tax proponent Steve Forbes, who ran for president in 1996 and 2000, officially joined Team Giuliani today.
Forbes endorsed Rudy Giuliani at a press conference in Manhattan today and he will will serve as a national campaign co-chair and a senior policy advisor.
“I am honored to support Rudy Giuliani for President,Ã¢â‚¬? Forbes said in a press release. Ã¢â‚¬Å“As Mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani showed how exercising fiscal discipline Ã¢â‚¬â€œ including tax cuts Ã¢â‚¬â€œ lowers deficits, spurs economic growth, and increases revenue. It is time the rest of the country benefit from a true fiscal conservative leader who gets real results.”
Forbes and Giuliani also attended the opening bell ceremony at the NASDAQ stock exchange in Manhattan this morning.