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JUST IN: Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of US Presidential Race

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Democrat’s Presidential aspirant, has dropped out of the presidential race.

Bernie Sanders rally in Houston, Texas, USA - 23 Feb 2020
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally inside the University of Houston Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas, USA, 23 February 2020.
Bernie Sanders rally in Houston, Texas, USA – 23 Feb 2020

“Today I am suspending my campaign. But while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues”, the 78-year-old Vermont lawmaker said in a tweet on Wednesday.

Today I am suspending my campaign. But while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on.

With this decision, the coast is now clear for former Vice President , to face incumbent President of the Republican Party in November.

Reacting to the announcement, Biden described Sanders as a good leader, and “one of the most powerful voices for change in our country”.

“I know Bernie well. He’s a good man, a great leader, and one of the most powerful voices for change in our country.

“And it’s hard to sum up his contributions to our politics in one, single tweet. So I won’t try to,” the former Veepee on his Twitter handle.

I know Bernie well. He’s a good man, a great leader, and one of the most powerful voices for change in our country. And it’s hard, to sum up, his contributions to our politics in one, single tweet. So I won’t try to.

Trump also immediately tweeted his reaction to the development, thanking one of Sanders’ contenders for the Democratic Party’s ticket, Sen. .

“Bernie Sanders is OUT! Thank you to Elizabeth Warren. If not for her, Bernie would have won almost every state on Super Tuesday!

“This ended just like the Democrats and the DNC wanted, same as the Crooked Hillary fiasco.

“The Bernie people should come to the Republican Party, TRADE!” The president tweeted.

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