In an interview on ABC's Good Morning America, Carly Fiorina formally announced that she will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
"Yes, I am running for president," Fiorina told George Stephanopoulos. "I think I'm the best person for the job, because I understand how the economy actually works. I understand the world, who's in it, how the world works." She added that America's government has turned into "a giant, bloated, unaccountable, corrupt bureaucracy."
Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard executive, doesn't believe that the fact she's never held an elected office disqualifies her from being president. She said that while traveling America, she found that most people are "tired of the political class, and they believe that we need to return to a citizen government."
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