HIs campaign released the video a day before the Republican is expected to make the big announcement during a town hall meeting in Iowa. At the end of the video, Pawlenty looks into the camera and says, “Tomorrow, my first campaign stop will be in Iowa, and that is where I am going to begin a campaign that tells the American people the truth. I am Tim Pawlenty, and I am running for president of the United States.”
To see the video, go here.
Meanwhile, it appears another Minnesotan may soon join him in the race. Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is mulling a potential presidential bid and has planed a two-day visit to Iowa starting on Thursday.