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Howard Schultz kicks off potential bid to unseat Trump

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz teased his potential 2020 presidential run with a "pox on both your houses" approach to Democrats and Republicans, hoping to seize on general antipathy toward the nation's two-party system.

Schultz defends criticism of Medicare-for-all proposal

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, whose contemplation of an independent presidential run in 2020 has infuriated Democrats, defended on Tuesday his criticism of a "Medicare-for-all" proposal that he called "not American."

Former Obama aide joins Howard Schultz's team

Bill Burton, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, defended his decision to join Howard Schultz's team as the former Starbucks CEO considers an independent presidential bid in 2020, pushing back against suggestions that Schultz could be a spoiler.

Historians: Howard Schultz could re-elect Donald Trump

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is thinking about running for president on an independent ticket. Even though he has been a lifelong Democrat, Schultz now insists that the party has become too radical. During an interview with "60 Minutes," he said he is considering running a campaign as a "centrist independent, outside of the two-party system."