Steve Forbes Joins Team Rudy as National Co-Chair and Senior Policy Advisor

The Rudy Giuliani Presidential Exploratory Committee today announced that Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine, has endorsed Rudy Giuliani for President of the United States. Mr. Forbes will serve as a National Campaign Co-Chair and Senior PolicyAdvisor.

“I am honored to support Rudy Giuliani for President,” Steve Forbes said. “As Mayor of New York City, RudyGiuliani showed how exercising fiscal discipline – including tax cuts– lowers deficits, spurs economic growth, and increases revenue. It is time the rest of the country benefit from a true fiscal conservative leader who gets real results.”

“Steve and I share an economic vision that embraces supply-side economics, tax relief, and spending restraint,” said Mayor Giuliani. “I look forward to working with Steve and am proud to have him as a member of our team.”

Mr. Forbes is a distinguished leader in the business community. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine, and is also a frequent business commentator for Fox News Channel’s “Forbes on Fox”.

In 1985, President Reagan appointed Mr.Forbes as Chairman of the bi-partisan Board for International Broadcasting(BIB), where he directed the programming for Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. He was reappointed by President George H.W. Bush and served until 1993.

In 1996 and 2000, Mr. Forbes ran as aRepublican candidate for president on a platform that advocated a flat income tax.

He is currently on the boards of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Heritage Foundation and The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, and is the author of two books on political and economic policy issues.

Note: Rudy’s Economic Record-At-A-Glance is attached and available at