Liberian leader's son, fresh off a loss in a Senate race, not ruling out presidential bid

April 3, 2015 3:39 PM

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MONROVIA, Liberia – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's son, who just suffered a defeat in Liberia's Senate elections, is not ruling out a run for his mother's job.

Robert Sirleaf lost a December election to George Weah, a former soccer star and current opposition leader. He was once a presidential adviser to his mother and chairman of the board of the national oil company. He is now focusing on the professional soccer team he founded.

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