Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race

- For Bernie Sanders, the US presidential race is over

- Sanders announced his decision to suspend his campaign for the most respected political position in US

- The Vermont senator ended his presidential ambition on Wednesday, April 8

The United States (US)'s senator, Bernie Sanders, has put an end to his bambition for the presidential seat of the country.

Sanders announced his decision to opt out from the presidential race on Wednesday, April 8, NBC News reports.

The notable senator from Vermont state is known to have kicked off his presidential campaign with formidable vigour, claiming New Hampshire and Nevada, having missed first place in Iowa by the whiskers.

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race
Famous for popularising the phrase "Medicare for All," Sanders ran as a strong opponent to Hillary Clinton in 2016.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng repported that after a stiff competition with his rival Pete Buttigieg, Senator Sanders on Tuesday, February 11, emerged the winner of the New Hampshire primary.

Sander's tough victory has now made him the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, CNN reports. While Sanders represents Vermont, Buttiegieg represented South Bend, Indiana, between January 2012 to January 2020.

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This happens to be the second Democratic competition ahead of the November 2020 presidential election in the United States (US).

Sander, speaking on his victory, said that this means the end of President Donald Trump. He said: “The reason we won in New Hampshire tonight and we won last week in Iowa is because of the hard work of so many volunteers. Let me say tonight that this victory here is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump."

In another post, Legit.ng reporetd that Russia had been accused of trying to meddle into the U.S elections again.

Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders, has warned Russia to stay out of the U.S elections after disclosing that senior U.S officials told him in a classified briefing that Moscow was trying to help him win.

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Senator Sanders, 78, is considered the front-runner for the Democratic nomination. US officials had told Sanders about the Russian effort and had also informed Republican President Donald Trump and US lawmakers.

“I stand firmly against their efforts, and any other foreign power that wants to interfere in our election,” Sanders told reporters.

Reacting, Russian authorities on Friday, February 21 denied the allegations. “These are more paranoid announcements which, to our regret, will multiply as we get closer to the election.

''They have nothing to do with the truth,” a government spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. On his part, President Trump has denied getting told by to intelligence officials that Russia was intervening in the 2020 primaries.

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