FixNews.info – A total of 9 candidates with various professional backgrounds and influences in the community will advance in the US presidential election in 2020 to fight incumbent president Donald Trump. Less than 24 hours after the former CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz stated that he advanced in the 2020 presidential election from an independent pathway, Michael Bloomberg also stated that he was advancing in the presidential election from the Democratic Party.
Here are eight challengers to Trump in the 2020 presidential election:
1. Howard Schultz
The 65-year-old former CEO of Starbucks is steadily advancing in the US presidential election through independent channels. He adhered to data that more than 40 percent of US citizens would choose candidates from independent lines. Although his Democrat counterpart deplored Schultz’s choice because in US history, candidates from independent have never won.
“I think seriously about advancing as president. I will advance as an independent,” Schultz said during a CBS interview in the 60 Minutes program, as quoted by Reuters on Monday, January 28, 2019.
2. Michael Bloomberg
In 2016, millions of prominent media owners Bloomberg advanced in the presidential election through independent channels. That experience became his guide. He also responded to Schultz’s choice of going forward from the independent pathway by saying that he would go forward in the 2020 presidential election with the Democratic party.
“By 2020, it is very possible that an independent will break the anti-Trump vote and end up re-electing the president. That is the risk that I refuse when advancing in 2016 and we cannot go forward with it now,” Michael was quoted as saying by Politico.com, January 28, 2019.
3. Kamala Haris
The California Senator on Monday, January 21, 2019 coincided with the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., announced his candidacy in the 2020 presidential election. He made himself the first black woman to advance in the 2020 presidential election. become US president.
4. Tulsi Gabbard
He is a Republican politician from Hawaii. The woman who was the first Hindu to become a member of the US House of Representatives and has announced she will run for the 2020 presidential election on television on The Van Jones Show.
Aside from being the first Hindu to become the US Congress, the House of Representatives representative from the Democrats in charge of the Foreign Affairs Commission was the first American Samoa and Iraq war veteran.
5. John K. Delaney
This man became the first person to declare progress in the 2020 US presidential election from the Democratic party. He is a former member of Congress from Maryland. Refusing to be elected again as a member of Congress in 2018 because he wanted to focus on fighting in the 2020 presidential election. Delaney announced he was advancing in the 2020 presidential election in July 2018.
6. Julian Castro
He is a former Minister of Urban Change and Development during President Barack Obama, and a former mayor of San Antonio. Castro was the first Latin descent to be a keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention. He announced the advance of the 2020 presidential election on 12 January 2019.
7. Elizabeth Warren
Democrat Senator Massachusetts is known as a sharp critic of Donald Trump, from the campaign to serving as president and even calling for Trump’s impeachment.
According to the New York Times report, quoted on January 1, 2018, Warren is an American middle class fighter, a critic of capitalism without regulation, and a critic of major banks and protectors of consumer rights.
8. Kirsten Gillibrand
New York Senator and former prosecutor who announced progress in the presidential election on January 15, 2019. “Tonight I announce that I am preparing to advance as president, because I believe we all call to make a difference,” Gillibrand said on his official website. Gillibrand is also vocal in talking about equality of women and men in occupying top positions in the US.
9. Pete Buttigieg
Buttigieg served as a 37-year-old mayor from South Bend, Indiana. He will record the history of gay candidates running for the White House after he announced the formation of a successful team on Wednesday, as quoted by ABC News, January 24, 2019.
“I am the first gay person to openly run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But this is not just about profiles, in the end this must be about ideas,” said Buttigieg.
According to the New York Daily News report, last week, more than 460 candidates registered with the Federal Election Commission to advance in the 2020 presidential election. This number is expected to increase. They will challenge Donald Trump as incumbent.