Deval Patrick enters the 2020 Democratic presidential main race
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Patrick introduced his candidacy Thursday morning in a video posted to YouTube.
“So in a spirit of profound gratitude for all of the nation has given to me, and with a willpower to construct a greater, extra sustainable more-inclusive American dream for the subsequent era, I’m at this time saying my candidacy for president of the USA,” Patrick mentioned.
Patrick, 63, had dominated out a presidential run in December 2018. He joins former New York Metropolis Mayor Michael Bloomberg in taking late steps to enter the marketing campaign as options to the main main candidates. Some Democrats have nervous in regards to the capability of contenders Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to defeat President Donald Trump subsequent November.
It stays to be seen whether or not voters need choices exterior of the present front-runners for the nomination.
Patrick, who was the governor of Massachusetts from 2007 to 2015, carries his personal baggage into presidential race as he was a managing director at funding agency Bain Capital. He goals to reenter politics at a time when Democratic main voters and candidates from Sanders to Warren and even Biden rail towards the affect of the investing group.
Patrick resigned from Bain on Wednesday, based on reviews. When CNBC checked Patrick’s biography web page on Bain’s web site, a “403” message appeared, saying: “You aren’t approved to entry this web page.”
A Bain consultant didn’t instantly return a request for remark.
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