Nevada Sheriff running for governor because he believes state is heading in ‘wrong direction’
‘Nevada's turned blue,’ the Republican sheriff Joe Lombardo said
Nevada Sheriff Joe Lombardo joined "Varney & Co." to announce his run for governor and to expand on his platform.
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JOE LOMBARDO: I am sheriff of Clark County and I'm running for the governor of the state of Nevada. Today I make my official announcement and then I'm going to go on a tour throughout the state and profess why I'm running for governor.
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And the reason why I'm running for governor is, recently Nevada's turned blue. And it's going in the wrong direction. We have a sort of a socialist attitude occurring here in Nevada, a single-party rule -- the legislature, the governor's office and all the associated offices have recently become blue.
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And it's important for me in my stance -- [referencing] law and order and taxes and immigration and the Second Amendment -- that I throw my name in the hat and move forward with a run for governor.
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