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Former UFC Star Chael Sonnen Announces Plan to Run for Governor of Oregon

Announcing his intentions to run for governor of Oregon at some time, former UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen made the announcement on Thursday during an appearance on the PBD Podcast.

Sonnen, who has already declared himself to be a major fan of former President Donald Trump, is most likely going to run as a Republican.

“From the time I was a little kid I wanted to be governor of Oregon. And I will be the governor of Oregon,” Sonnen remarked.

“You’re thinking about running, like here soon, like in the next couple of years?” host Patrick Bet-David asked.

“Yes, yes. I don’t know that I’m going to, but yes I’m looking at that right now,” Sonnen said in response.

In addition, he clarified that Oregon is actually a predominantly Republican state outside of Portland, despite its image as a blue state.

“Why we’re the second bluest state in the nation? It’s just one county, it’s Multnomah County and it’s Portland. And the Republicans come in every single cycle and they try to appease the people in Multnomah County, they try to win them over every time. I don’t know why they do that. I will annex Multnomah County. I will put it on Zillow and sell it to the state of Washington.” Sonnen said.

Along with other intriguing policy recommendations, he suggested deputizing biker gangs to handle criminal activity.

“I will deputize the Gypsy Jokers and the Mongols. I will put a Harley Davidson on every block. We will end crime that day, and I am not joking about that. They’re talking about school shootings? ‘Oh what are we gonna do? We gotta bring in all this money, we gotta have resource officers.’ I will deputize some good ol’ boys that I know, we will make this go away real fast.” Sonnen stated.

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