Former Florida Gov.
"The PAC’s purpose will be to support leaders, ideas and policies that will expand opportunity and prosperity for all Americans,"
For several months, Bush, the brother of former President George W. Bush and son of former President
Tuesday's announcement, which was also published by the 61-year-old Bush on Twitter, comes a day after he spoke at the commencement ceremony for the University of South Carolina -- located in an early presidential primary state.
Bush has made a host of other moves to make a potential candidacy more visible, such as a television interview last weekend in which he announced that he planned to write an e-book on his governorship. He also recently announced that he would release 250,000 emails from his tenure as Florida's chief executive.
Although the establishment GOP considers Bush a top-tier candidate, he has drawn ire from others in the party for supporting