Herman Cain, a former Godfather’s Pizza chief govt who ran for president as a Republican within the 2012 marketing campaign pushing a simplified tax plan he known as “9-9-9,” has died. He was 74 years outdated.
He had been hospitalized lately for therapy of Covid-19. His loss of life was introduced in a press release despatched from his verified Twitter account Thursday.
“Herman Cain embodied the American Dream and represented the easiest of the American spirit,” White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany mentioned in a tweet.
Mr. Cain, who served as chief govt of Godfather’s Pizza within the 1980s and 1990s, briefly moved to the entrance of the Republican presidential pack in late 2011 with sturdy debate performances and a tax plan that proposed a 9% private revenue tax, a 9% federal gross sales tax, and a 9% company tax.