The businessman and 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain died after signing with Covid-19. | Allison Shelley / Getty Images
The initiator of the 9-9-9 tax plan during the 2012 Republican primary elections was 74 years old.
Former restaurant executive and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Kane passed away with Covid-19 on Thursday after being hospitalized in the hospital.
Cain is 74 years old and the most high-profile political figure in this pandemic. He has been the CEO of Godfather's Pizza (a chain of fast food restaurants) for 10 years.
Before he sought a position in the White House in 2012, he was active in politics and public policy all his life, held various positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and worked for Bob Dole (Bob Dole) The 1996 presidential campaign provided advice. Cain was known for his 9-9-9 tax plan in the 2012 competition: replacing the current tax law with 9% business transaction tax, 9% personal income tax and 9% federal business tax. He briefly rose to the top of the Republican Party’s main field, taking a small lead in the final nomination of candidate Mitt Romney in October 2011. But after several allegations of sexual harassment, Cain quickly entered the polls, suspended the election in December, and then began voting.
He has been active in politics and enthusiastically supports President Donald Trump. Cain participated in the controversial June 20 election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was held due to opposition from local health officials. Less than two weeks after attending the rally, he tested positive, although it is impossible to determine where Cain signed for Covid-19 based on his travel schedule.