Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in Washington D.C. on Friday, giving a speech and looking to expand his presidential campaign in search of two policy staffers.
Earlier this week, Walker formed a tax-exempt 527 committee called Our American Revival, designated to raise an unlimited amount of money for his potential presidential run in 2016.
“Our American Revival encompasses the shared values that make our country great; limiting the powers of the federal government to those defined in the Constitution while creating a leaner, more efficient, more effective and more accountable government to the American people,” Walker said.
Last weekend, speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit, Walker established himself as a dark horse candidate that can relate to the average voter who is fed up with Capital Hill. Yet, that is exactly where he is today, taking up meetings with fundraisers and lawmakers.
“If you’re not afraid to go big and go bold, you can actually get results,” Walker said in Iowa. “And if you get the job done, the voters will actually stand up with you.”
He is expected to interview two staffers to join his campaign, one focused on domestic policy and the other on foreign policy. Yahoo News reports that he has already hired a national finance director and a national communications director.
Walker's committee also released a two-minute video of how America is in distress, needing fresh ideas to combat the challenges of today.
While this week has been an aggressive one for Scott Walker, he is not expected to join the presidential race until after his state budget is complete around June.