Dealership proprietor Bernie Moreno is getting into the race for considered one of Ohio’s seats within the U.S. Senate, the Cleveland-area businessman stated Tuesday.
Moreno, 54, is vying for the GOP nomination to succeed Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican who introduced in January that he is not going to search reelection. Portman’s time period expires in 2022.
“For me, it is about being a public servant and doing issues in a constructive method for the folks of Ohio,” Moreno informed Automotive Information Writer Jason Stein throughout a recording of the “Each day Drive” podcast sequence.
Moreno owns a 50 p.c curiosity within the Cleveland Motorsports dealership in North Olmsted, Ohio, which sells new Aston Martin, Bentley and Rolls-Royce automobiles. He stated he plans to buy 100 p.c of the curiosity this month.
He additionally owns a 60 p.c curiosity in Infiniti of Coral Gables in Florida however is anticipating his associate who operates the shop to purchase the bulk stake this summer season.
Moreno’s different ventures embody Ownum, an incubator for blockchain-use…