U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders revealed the reasons for exit from the presidential race. This legislator said Thursday, April 9, in interview to TV channel MSNBC.
“As a U.S. Senator, I have to take action in light of the unprecedented crisis,” said Sanders. He stressed that he intends to do everything possible to protect workers in the country during the economic crisis and the pandemic of coronavirus, and to ensure that all who need health insurance.
the Senator also noted that some of his supporters were advised to continue to participate in the presidential race, despite significant lag from the former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden on the number of votes received by electors for the party of the Congress of Democrats.
8 APR Sanders announced its withdrawal from the presidential race. He was actually the last competitor Biden. A suspension of a Senator means that now nobody can interfere with the former Vice President to become the democratic candidate for the presidential election.
According to recent reports, Biden enlisted the support of 1217 delegates of electors, Sanders — 914. To nominate a candidate for President from the Democratic party votes delegate 1991. Among Republicans unconditionally leads the current President Donald trump.
currently, the U.S. ranks first in the number of cases COVID-19. As of April 10, there were 462 thousand cases of infection, died of 16.5 thousand people, and 25.4 thousand recovered.