Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign today (Wednesday, April 8th).
While this is unfortunate for his many supporters, Sanders has now cleared the path for Joe Biden for him to go head to head with Donald Trump in November.
Sanders made a statement saying: “I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the truth, and that is that we are now some 300 delegates behind Vice President Biden, and the path toward victory is virtually impossible,” he continued…”So while we are winning the ideological battle and while we are winning the support of so many young people and working people throughout the country, I have concluded that this battle for the Democratic nomination will not be successful. And so today I am announcing the suspension of my campaign.”
Bernie Sanders also acknowledged those who would be disappointed in his decision to drop out stating: “I know that there may be some in our movement who disagree with this decision, who would like us to fight on until the last ballot cast at the Democratic convention. I understand that position,” Sanders continued… “But as I see the crisis gripping the nation, exacerbated by a President unwilling or unable to provide any kind of credible leadership, and the work that needs to be done to protect people in this most desperate hour, I cannot in good conscience continue to mount a campaign that cannot win, and which would interfere with the important work required of all of us in this difficult hour.”
Stay tuned as we continue with updates on the 2020 Presidential Campaign