Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee may not have dotted all the I’s and crossed all the T’s the day he’s expected to jump into the 2016 presidential race.
On the same day Chafee is expected to announce his candidacy for president via the Democratic primary his wife asked on Facebook whether any of his staff remembered his Facebook password.
“Does anybody from my Husband’s staff remember his FB page access?” Chafee’s wife, Stephanie Chafee, wrote on Facebook on Wednesday.
Bloomberg Politics was able to reach Chafee spokeswoman Debbie Rich who confirmed that Chafee was indeed asking for the log-in details to the Facebook page for Chafee managed by his staff when he was governor. Chafee’s presidential team wanted to combine the governor’s page with the page for his presidential campaign.
Stephanie Chafee has been vocal about her frustration that her husband’s moves toward running for president (including setting up an exploratory committee) hasn’t gotten more attention.
“No one has contacted him,” Stephanie Chafee complained on Facebook in April which, she added is “so SAD!”
(H/t: Ben Brody)