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Cory Booker Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

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Cory Booker Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Cory Booker Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Welp, it looks like it’s a wrap for Cory Booker. The New Jersey senator made a shocking announcement this Monday morning that he is dropping out of the presidential race.

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In an email shared to his supporters, Booker revealed that he made the move to drop out due to a lack of fundraising. It was previously reported that Booker’s campaign struggled with fundraising over the past several months, and almost ended his campaign last fall if he couldn’t make a fundraising goal.

“Friend, it’s with a full heart that I share this news — I’ve made the decision to suspend my campaign for president,” he wrote in the email. “It was a difficult decision to make, but I got in this race to win, and I’ve always said I wouldn’t continue if there was no longer a path to victory.”

“Our campaign has reached the point where we need more money to scale up and continue building a campaign that can win — money we don’t have, and money that is harder to raise because I won’t be on the next debate stage and because the urgent business of impeachment will rightly be keeping me in Washington,” he continued.

The 50-year-old Democrat was just one of three African American candidates running for president, including Sen. Kamala Harris — who has also dropped out — and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who jumped into the race late last year.

Along with his announcement came with a video looking back on his journey. Take a look at the video below:

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