Last week, during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations, Jim Webb said the first Democratic debate on CNN was “rigged” by the network and moderator Anderson Cooper to favor Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Now he is considering bolting the Dem party and running as an Independent
Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, a Democratic candidate for president in the 2016 race, is considering an independent run, his campaign announced today.
Webb is set to discuss "his candidacy, the campaign, and his views of the political parties in the current election cycle" tomorrow in Washington DC, according to his campaign's announcement.
Webb, previously a Republican, switched to join the Democratic party in 2006, right before he ran for one of Virginia’s Senate seats.
Webb announced that he would run as a candidate for the Democratic nomination on July 2, 2015.