Elijah Phillips has announced according to WSFA 12 news, that he will run for President of the United States as a Republican. We were able to have a small interview with him on why he’s running and here’s what he said. “The reason I’m running is because I wanna keep America great again and I also will sign an executive order to immediately give Alabama another national championship with no competition. ” Eli said on CBS news. He will announce his running mate tonight at 7 CT 8 ET on Fox News.