Bill de Blasio announces 2020 White house run, joining a crowded field

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New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday morning that he will seek the democratic nomination for President in the year 2020, says President Trump “must be stopped.”

De Blasio is the 23 Democrat to officially bid for the White house, and the second this week following Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to announce the announcement on Tuesday.

The second term, the mayor is the Central platform for the “working people first.”


“Doesn’t matter if you live in a city or a rural environment, a large state, small state. No matter what your ethnicity. The people are felt in every part of this country, or as you go backwards,” he said in his announcement video posted online.

De Blasio took direct aim at Trump called him a “tyrant,” adding that “I know how I him.”

“Don’t back down in the face of the tyrant, him to confront … Donald Trump must be stopped, I’ve beaten him before, and I’ll do it again.”

De Blasio announced that his experience as mayor, his qualification, but also to the city guaranteed the minimum wage to $15 an hour, the adoption of a legal guarantee of paid sick days and a comprehensive health system.

“We built an agenda that puts working families first.”

De Blasio has already visited early-voting States, including visits to Iowa and New Hampshire. A spokesman told Fox News on Wednesday that he intends to travel to Iowa on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday.


De Blasio had on his announcement for some time. Most recently, he appeared at a press conference in the lobby of the Trump Tower in New York City on Monday. He seemed to be the Foundation for his announcement, but was met by a crowd of protesters during a wild rally to promote the city’s Green New Deal.

The mayor said in his video announcement on Thursday that, if elected, he will be up against some of the controversial policies of the trump administration, including the family, separation and backing out of the Paris agreement.

“I will not rest until this government serves the people,” he said.

De Blasio has the potential candidacy generated little enthusiasm from the hometown of components so far.

The New York seem a little excited about de Blasio’s presidential aspirations. A recent Quinnipiac University poll found 76 percent of New York City voters said they believed de Blasio should not run and gave the mayor “an anemic 42-44 percent job approval rating.”

Republican National Committee, Communications Director Michael Ahrens said the mayor of the far left of the items were a symptom of the state of the Democratic party.

“Bill de Blasio is a liberal extremist, wants the government to control everything from your health, what you eat,” Ahrens said in a statement. “The Americans can be sure that he can’t win, but, unfortunately, his socialist policies fit right in with the rest of his comrades in the race.”

Fox News’ Talia Kaplan contributed to this report.

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