Advisers to former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz are looking at him running as an independent for president in 2020

Washington Post  reports that "[a]dvisers to former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz have been exploring the possibility of launching an independent bid for the White House in 2020."

The entry of a high-profile billionaire Democrat outside the traditional party structure would add an unpredictable dynamic to the increasingly sprawling campaign to deny President Trump a second term.

Trump’s opponents, including many Democratic strategists, have expressed concerns that a serious three-way race in November would divide the Democratic vote in a way that helps Trump win reelection, either directly by denying Democrats states they would otherwise have won or by shifting the ultimate decision to the U.S. House.

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