Connect with us

Campaign 2020

Jolie 2020? Actress Hints at Potential Presidential Run

Published

on

Actress and United Nations Special Envoy Angelina Jolie hinted at a potential presidential run Friday on BBC’s “Today” radio program.

“If you asked me 20 years ago, I would’ve laughed,” Jolie said when asked if she would consider running for president.

“I always say I’ll go where I’m needed, I don’t know if I’m fit for politics, but then I’ve also joked that I don’t know if I have a skeleton left in my closet. I’m pretty open and out there,” she continued.

Trending: VIDEO: ANTIFA Terrorists Caught Throwing Concrete Yet Again at Protesters During Weekend Rampage in Portland

Referencing her work with the UN, she seemed content.

take our poll - story continues below

Will Joe Biden's speaking gaffes negatively affect his run for President?

  • Will Joe Biden's speaking gaffes negatively affect his run for President?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Big League Politics updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

“I honestly will do whatever I think can really make change, and right now I am able to work with a UN agency that is the most in the field of all the UN agencies, to do a lot of work directly with the people in need,” she said.

But she pumped up her credentials a bit toward the end of the segment, and then left the answer to the original question open, saying she would “stay quiet for now.”

“I’m also able to work with governments and I’m also able to work with militaries, and so I sit in a very interesting place of being able to get a lot done,” she said.

Jolie, who is not a huge fan of President Donald J. Trump and wrote an op-ed in The New York Times criticizing his refugee policy, would likely run as a Democrat.

That field is becoming quite crowded, quite quickly. Early polling frontrunners are failed U.S. Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) are considering runs, along with former Obama administration housing czar Julian Castro and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.).

LISTEN:


Follow Peter D’Abrosca on Twitter: @pdabrosca

Like Peter D’Abrosca on Facebook: facebook.com/peterdabrosca

Have a hot tip for Big League Politics?

Got a hot news tip for us? Photos or video of a breaking story? Send your tips, photos and videos to tips@bigleaguepolitics.com. All hot tips are immediately forwarded to BLP Staff.

Have something to say? Send your own guest column or original reporting to submissions@bigleaguepolitics.com.

Bypass Tech Censorship!

Facebook, Twitter and Google are actively restricting conservative content through biased algorithms. Silicon Valley doesn't want you to read our articles. Bypass the censorship, sign up for our newsletter now!

Bypass Tech Censorship!

Facebook, Twitter and Google are actively restricting conservative content through biased algorithms. Silicon Valley doesn't want you to read our articles. Bypass the censorship, sign up for our newsletter now!

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.



You Might Like