August 14, 1995 in Nation/World

Perot Leaves Door Open For Candidacy

Compiled From Wire Services

Wrapping up his three-day national convention of independent voters, Ross Perot said Sunday that Republicans and Democrats still have not properly reformed the American political system, and he left hanging the possibility of forming a third party in 1996 and running again for president.

The Texas billionaire insisted that he would prefer to remain a businessman and not run again, even though independent voters now constitute the largest and most profoundly disenchanted bloc of the electorate. “But we still have problems we must solve, so I kind of have to stay around,” he said.

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