PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling says he’ll run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, and that he’s ultimately responsible for the collapse of his video game company in Rhode Island, though he didn’t apologize to taxpayers left on the hook for tens of millions of dollars.
Schilling did his first interview about 38 Studios on Tuesday with WPRO-AM.
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has said Rhode Island residents were hurt by the bad deal and deserve an apology.
The company moved from Massachusetts to Rhode Island in 2010 in exchange for a $75 million loan guarantee, then went bankrupt.
Schilling asked listeners: “What do you want me to apologize for?”
He says his company failed because it didn’t raise enough money, not because he did anything malicious or illegal.
Schilling also said he’ll run against Warren, a Democrat, in 2018, but has to talk to his wife.
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