Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy are both reportedly considering presidential campaign launches as the 2024 Republican primary field begins to take shape.
Scott “is taking steps to run for president,” the Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Eliza Collins wrote Monday, citing “people familiar with his plans.”
The news comes days ahead of former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s expected campaign announcement, which will make her the second candidate officially in the race after former President Donald Trump, who declared his candidacy in November.
Scott, the junior senator from the Palmetto State, is “excited to share his vision of hope and opportunity and hear the American people’s response,” a senior advisor, Jennifer Casper, told the publication.
Scott was highly active on midterm campaign trails throughout the…