Mark Cuban says he's decided not to run for president

Posted 34 days ago

From THEHILL.COM

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he will not run for president after refusing to rule out a third-party run earlier in the year.

Cuban, appearing Thursday on the podcast "The Axe Files" with ex-Obama adviser David Axelrod, said that in May he had hired a pollster to assess his chances in a three-way race with President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden and ultimately decided the numbers were not in his favor.

“In a three-way between me, Biden and Trump, I dominated the independent vote — I got like 77 percent percent of it and was able to take some votes away from Donald and some votes away from Biden,” Cuban said.

"In a three-way between me, Biden and Trump, I dominated the independent vote - I got like 77 percent percent of it and was able to take some votes away from Donald and some votes away from Biden," Cuban said.

"But in aggregate, I was only able to get up to 25 percent. From every which way, crosstab, you name it, I had it analyzed and scrutinized every which way, projected, and they could only see me getting up to 25 percent. That's why I didn't pursue it further," he added.... (Read more)