THE record of potential and declared candidates for the 2020 US presidential race continues to develop as we get deeper into 2019.
However who are the Democrat, Republican and Unbiased candidates running in the election next yr? This is what we know up to now.
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US President Donald Trump stated he isn’t nervous about Joe Biden probably running for president
- 1 Democrats:
- 2 Amy Klobuchar
- 3 Republicans
- 4 Independents
Kamala Harris is an American lawyer and politician who is at present serving because the junior US Senator for California since 2017.
The 54-year-old was born in Oakland, California and is a member of the Democratic Get together.
Harris previously served as the 32nd Lawyer Common of California from 2011 to 2017, and as District Lawyer of San Francisco from 2004 to 2010.
On January 21, Harris declared she is going to run towards Trump in the 2020 elections.
Vowing to “bring our voices together,” Harris can be the primary lady to carry the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds.
Beforehand, she stated the US is “absolutely” prepared for a lady of colour to be president.
She made her lengthy anticipated announcement on January 21 on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” saying: “I am running for president of the United States,” she stated. “And I’m very excited about it.”
Kamala Harris has not announced if she is going to run in 2020
Elizabeth Ann Warren is a senator for the state of Massachusetts.
She served because the Assistant to the President underneath Barack Obama.
Warren, 70, turned the first feminine US Senator from her state in 2012 after defeating incumbent Republican Scott Brown.
She is recognized for her progressive political beliefs and supported Clinton through the 2016 US election.
The senator has announced she is going to run for president on February 9, and on December 31, 2018 she shaped an exploratory committee to run in 2020.
She is married to Harvard Regulation professor Bruce Mann
Gillibrand was born in the state of New York and has been serving as the junior US Senator from New York since 2009.
She additionally previously held the place of US Consultant for New York.
The 51-year-old is a really probably candidate, however her relationship with the Clinton’s is an enormous and probably harmful subplot.
Gillibrand visited New Hampshire and Nevada and is endorsing progressive coverage positions comparable to abolishing ICE and a federal jobs guarantee.
She was previously thought-about a comparatively conservative Democrat, however steered left on points corresponding to gun control and immigration.
She introduced her candidacy on January 15.
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She additionally previously held the place of US Representative for New York
Former vice president Joe Biden has been vocal about his qualifications to be president.
Throughout a e-book tour event on the University of Montana final month he stated: “I feel I’m probably the most qualified individual in the country to be president.
“The issues we face as a country today are the issues that have been in my wheelhouse that I’ve worked on my whole life.”
Biden, 76, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Obama in 2017.
Throughout his time period as vice president, Biden’s son Beau died after a two-year battle with mind most cancers.
He has been reported to contemplating a presidential run and a CNN poll has stated he can be one of the crucial widespread Democratic candidates.
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Biden has not officially announced his candidacy, however he has hinted at his qualifications
The consultant from Hawaii formally announced she is going to search the Democratic nomination in 2020 on January 11, 2019.
She is the first Samoan-American and Hindu member of the US Congress.
The 37-year-old served in the Hawaii Military National Guard in a combat zone in Iraq from 2004 to 2005, and was later deployed to Kuwait.
Political specialists worry that her earlier feedback and opposition to marriage equality might grow to be one of the largest speaking factors of her campaign.
She has drastically changed her views and helps LGBT rights.
Nevertheless, she also controversially met Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad and does not help ousting him.
Tulsi Gabbard is a member of the US Home of Representatives for Hawaii
Former Housing and Urban Improvement Secretary for Barack Obama, Julián Castro started his political profession when he was simply 26.
He served as San Antonio elected in 2009 and was thought-about for the position of Hilary Clinton’s running mate in 2016.
Castro calls himself the “antidote for Trump”, particularly on issues like immigration.
Chatting with a crowd of supporters in San Antonio, close to the southern border, Castro stated: “Donald Trump has did not uphold the values of our nice nation.
“We now have to have border security … however there’s a sensible, and a humane strategy to do it. And there is no approach in hell that caging youngsters is preserving us protected.”
Castro calls himself the ‘antidote for Trump’
The US senator from Minnesota declared her candidacy on February 10.
She tweeted: “I stand before you as the granddaughter of an iron ore miner, the daughter of a teacher and a newspaperman, the first woman elected to the United States Senate from the State of Minnesota, to announce my candidacy for President of the United States.”
She has been a senator since 2007 and was beforehand the Hennepin County Lawyer.
Klobuchar has been a supporter of abortion rights, LGBT proper and of Obamacare.
Within the run up to her announcement she can be running for president, her fame for niceness suffered a blow when it emerged three employees members resigned over alleged mistreatment.
Based on the Huffington Submit, Klobuchar is demeaning and would humiliate employees in emails cc’d to their colleagues.
A spokesman, nevertheless, stated she “loves her staff ― they are the reason she has gotten to where she is today” adding that many “have been with her for years”.
Amy Klobuchar declared her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on February 10, 2019
The current US president Donald Trump has stated he’ll run for president once more subsequent yr.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former Deputy Press Secretary stated “of course he’s running” in June 2017 and it was confirmed in February 2018.
Brad Parscale would be the 72-year-old’s marketing campaign manager after a successful stint leading his digital technique in 2016.
Ladbrokes places Trump’s odds of profitable the subsequent election at 2/1.
Most just lately he stated he wasn’t fearful about potential candidates throughout an interview with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro.
He stated: “I’m not worried. So far, I love competition. I love what I see.”
Trump gained the US election with 306 pledged electoral votes and he acquired a smaller share of the favored vote in comparison with Hillary Clinton.
The 45th president has been very vocal about his confidence to win in 2020
Governor of Ohio since 2011, John Kasich was a presidential candidate in 2000 and 2016, in addition to a US Representative from 1983-2001.
The writer and TV character has expressed curiosity in running towards his fellow Republican Donald Trump.
Kasich additionally labored as an investment banker and was a managing director of the Lehman Brothers office in Ohio.
When he sought the Republican nomination in 2016, Kasich only acquired one electoral vote.
He does not help president Trump and refused to attend 2016 Republican Nationwide Convention, held in his own state.
Kasich just lately joined CNN as a Senior Political Commentator.
He is weighing one other White House bid or a return to cable television
Former Chief of Employees to Vice President Dan Quayle from 1989-1993, Bill Kristol has additionally expressed interest in running for president subsequent yr.
He’s the founder and former Editor-at-Giant of defunct political journal The Weekly Commonplace and a political commentator on many networks.
Kristol, like Kasich, is a critic of the present president, referring to the present authorities as the “Trumpified Republican Party” – as he needs to see a return to the Republican values he helps.
He was a leading proponent in the Iraq conflict, sending a letter to Clinton in 1998 to encourage a stronger line.
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Invoice Kristol has also expressed interest in running for president subsequent yr
The former CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz has introduced his interest in running for president in 2020 as an unbiased candidate.
An individual near Schultz’s advisers stated they “are exploring a possible independent bid for the presidency in 2020.”
Schultz stepped down from his position as CEO of the espresso chain last yr, and stated it might be as a consequence of a White House bid.
He too is a staunch critic of Donald Trump accusing him of “vitriolic behaviour”.
He stated: “President Trump has given license to the fact that someone who is not a politician could potentially run for the presidency.”
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The previous CEO of Starbucks Howard Schultz has announced his curiosity in running for president in 2020
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The RnB singer stated: “I’ve been thinking about running for 2020 very seriously.”
The 45-year-old claims Trump’s stance on immigration makes him anxious and he’d like to vary that.
“I feel a lot more unsafe,” he stated. “I feel unempowered. Honestly, I feel it’s gonna be a fight. I feel like I should be always prepared for the unexpected. I feel very uncomfortable.”
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Akon stated: ‘I’ve been occupied with running for 2020 very significantly’