The former Colorado governor hobnobbed with a crowd at a New Hampshire college Thursday.
An attempt to dismiss the complaint that Hickenlooper improperly accepted free lodging and travel on private jets failed.
The pushback comes as the spotlight has focused so far on the Democrats — mostly senators — who have already entered the 2020 field and have focused on courting liberals.
“I’m interested in running for president,” Hickenlooper said, “Because like you, I agonize, I am over-the-top angry about what’s happened to our country in such a short period of time.”
The former pub owner travels to Iowa this Sunday, where he’ll spend part of the weekend touring a brewery, as well as being the guest of honor at a private party in Des Moines.
Researchers are praising state efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, but they say more must be done to increase access to medication-assisted treatment, especially in rural areas.
The investigation involves travel Hickenlooper made last year. The complaint was filed by former Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty and his Public Trust Institute.
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Colorado's 43rd governor was sworn into office on the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday morning, Jan. 8.
Hickenlooper has managed to keep people guessing over the years about how he really feels about legal marijuana.