U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has launched an exploratory committee in a primary step in the direction of a 2020 presidential marketing campaign.
“Each particular person in America ought to be capable of work onerous, play by the identical algorithm and maintain themselves and the individuals they love,” she wrote on Twitter. “That’s what I’m preventing for, and that’s why I’m launching an exploratory committee for president.”
Warren has been a continuing adversary of President Donald Trump. He’s attacked her insurance policies in addition to her declare that she has Indigenous heritage, calling her “Pocahontas” a number of occasions.
In an e mail to supporters, Warren mentioned she’d extra formally announce a marketing campaign plan early in 2019.
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Warren’s upcoming bid for the Democratic nomination was extremely anticipated. She’s anticipated to face off in opposition to as much as a dozen candidates for the place. Her rivals may embrace former vice-president Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke, who misplaced the Senate race in Texas in 2018.
She’s not the primary to launch an exploratory committee, which legally permits a candidate to begin elevating cash.
Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro additionally introduced a committee in mid-December. Outgoing Maryland Rep. John Delaney is the one Democrat up to now to have formally introduced a presidential marketing campaign.
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