Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I’m in. I’m running for president’

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WISCONSIN — Ahead of his in-person announcement, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tweeted Monday morning confirming that he’ll seek the Republican nomination for president

“I’m in. I’m running for president because Americans deserve a leader who will fight and win for them,” Walker tweeted, signing the message with his initials “SW,” indicating it was written by him and not his staff.

Walker also put out a video Monday morning, outlining his political history and why he thinks he would be the best candidate to be president.

Walker is holding a rally to officially kick off his presidential bid Monday evening in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He becomes the 15th declared Republican candidate to enter the 2016 presidential primary contest.