Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) announced on June 15, 2015 that he was running for President.
The same day at Miami Dade College, a state college located in Miami, Florida, he took the stage in front of supporters. Bush gave a speech in which he outlined his motivation for a run:
“We will lift our sights again, make opportunity common again, get events in the world moving our way again.”
Full video of speech:
Full text of the speech here, as part of C-SPAN transcript.
In announcing his intention to seek the presidency, Bush becomes the 11th candidate to join an already diverse GOP presidential field, including former Governors Rick Perry (R-TX), Mike Huckabee (R-AR) and George Pataki (R-NY), current Republican Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rand Paul (R-KY), former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), and former pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson as declared Republican candidates.