NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – As reported yesterday, Long Island Republican Rep. Peter King is seriously considering a run for president in 2016 after being approached by various people.
In Friday’s Eye on Politics segment, King told WCBS 880’s Steve Scott, “This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully.”READ MORE: Police: 2 Men Wanted In Violent Queens Home Invasion Stole $3,000 From Woman At Gunpoint
On why he is considering a run, he cited a lack of viable Republican candidates.
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