Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks on Thursday during the weekly press conference on the coronavirus response.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday – spontaneous – stimulated sen Bernie Sanders to stay in the 2020 election, despite its recent signs of the loss of former Vice-President of Joe a result of Biden.
“In case you’re wondering: no, I don’t think Bernie Sanders should get out of the race,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press conference at the Capitol.
“I’m a down-to-earth person,” Pelosi, citing its former chair of the California Democratic party. “I know the enthusiasm of the supporters for the candidates and they want to see, it is the ideas, the causes play for that the candidates progress, the opportunity for people to show their support.”
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Sanders, I-Vt., the delegates for the price of Michigan lost on Tuesday, he won in the year 2016 against the former US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Despite a strong start in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, Sanders ” campaign has turn one down and the talk of a possible exit is growing.
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Sanders on Wednesday promised in the race to stay, while the signaling conditions he expects Biden in exchange for a possible exit, such as embracing the self-described democratic socialist progressive agenda and a commitment to the younger voters who fueled both of Sanders’ presidential campaigns.
Sanders and Biden are to each other in a debate on Sunday.
“I congratulate the two candidates, as you go into the debate on Sunday [and] wish both of them well,” Pelosi said.
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Biden had a terrible start to his campaign, but staged a big comeback in South Carolina and went on to win 10 of the 14 States on Super Tuesday. His winning streak continued this week with victories in Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, and Idaho.
The road looks rocky for Sanders. The large States of Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Arizona all hold primaries next Tuesday, followed a week later by Georgia. Sanders lost all five of those States in the 2016 Democratic race for the possible candidacy of Clinton.
Biden currently has 864 delegates, compared with Sanders’ 710 people. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii has two. A candidate must 1,991 delegates to the Democratic presidential candidate.
Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.