The Fine Print
Rick Santorum is not shy about discussing his presidential ambitions.
“I'm certainly open to it,” the former Republican presidential candidate and Pennsylvania senator told “The Fine Print” during an interview following his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Santorum, who next month will publish a new book “Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America that Works,” said the GOP has fallen short in connecting with working-class Americans.
“I think if you look at where we've dropped the ball is that we haven't connected to people who are struggling in America today,” Santorum said, arguing this is the reason Republicans failed to reclaim the White House in the 2012 election.
“We didn't have any policies or even a campaign targeted toward talking to them where they are and letting them understand how we can help them get to where they're going,” he said. “We're different than the Democrats. We're not going to pay you to move you up the ladder.Read More »from Blue Collar Republican: Why Rick Santorum may run for president again in 2016