“He is not in the middle of a formal process,” Sally Bradshaw, a political adviser to Bush, told the Post. “He is methodical, he is thoughtful, and he’ll make a decision by the end of the year or the first quarter of next year.”
However, Brian Ballard, a GOP donor to Mitt Romney in 2012, said that many see Bush as their best bet.
"He's the most desired candidate out there," Ballard told the Post. "Everybody that I know is excited about it."
And Bush has reportedly met with Sheldon Adelson, a top Republican donor who threw his money behind Newt Gingrich in 2012.