October 8th, 2007
04:00 PM ET
15 years ago

Thompson announces leadership team

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Former Sen. Fred Thompson's presidential campaign will be chaired by four powerful names in conservative circles, the Tennessee Republican announced Monday.

Former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, R-Tennessee, will serve as the campaign’s honorary chairman, while former Sen. George Allen, R-Virginia, former Sen. Spencer Abraham, R-Michigan, and Liz Cheney, daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney, round out Thompson's leadership team.

"These distinguished individuals bring wise counsel and invaluable experience to my campaign leadership team, and they will play a critical role in helping spread my consistent conservative message across America," Thompson said in a statement.

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soundoff (7 Responses)
  1. JKap, Schaumburg, IL

    Freddie is getting counsel from George "Macaca” Allen? Lol

    October 8, 2007 07:00 pm at 7:00 pm |
  2. laurinda,ny

    OH GREAT.. Buffalo Bob and the peanut gallery.

    October 8, 2007 07:07 pm at 7:07 pm |
  3. Billy Gibson-Lexington, KY.

    Looks like Fred has shown he will make wise decisions as president, and surround himself with quality people.(Not sure about Cheney?) Hopefully after tonights debate, he can make a splash, and be on the path to victory! Go Thompson/Huckabee!!!

    October 8, 2007 07:44 pm at 7:44 pm |

    We know that show didn't it star Paul Krugman as Claribelle?

    October 8, 2007 09:11 pm at 9:11 pm |
  5. Jeff Spangler, Arlington, VA

    Looks like the A-team, with A as in a certain bodily orifice.

    October 8, 2007 09:32 pm at 9:32 pm |
  6. Andrew, NJ

    is it me or does Fred Thompson not own a television set? Does he not know that Cheney won't really help him? And neither will the guy who is known for saying "Macaca"

    October 8, 2007 10:57 pm at 10:57 pm |
  7. BOB

    a do nothing Candiate,with a bad choice of names CHENEY

    October 9, 2007 11:48 am at 11:48 am |