The Senator at the same time expressed confidence that the Democratic Party will be able to nominate a candidate who will be able to win the elections.
Democratic Senator from Pennsylvania Bob Casey announced on Friday that he will not fight for the nomination of a Democratic candidate for the post of the President of the United States in the 2020 elections. This was reported on Friday by ABC TV with reference to a statement issued by the Senator’s staff.
“2020 is not a good time for me to fight for the presidency,” the TV company quoted an extract from the statement. The Senator expressed confidence that the Democrats “will be able to nominate a candidate who will be able to win the presidential election.”
Among the possible contenders for the nomination for the President from the Democratic Party in the elections of 2020, the American media called the former Vice President of the United States 76-year-old Joe Biden, the 77-year-old Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders, competing with Hillary Clinton for the nomination of the candidate from Democratic Party on the presidential election of 2016, the Senator from New Jersey Cory Booker, the Senator from Minnesota Amy Klobuchar and the Senator from New York Kirsten Gillibrand.
The first meetings of party activists in the future presidential campaign will be held in Iowa in early February 2020. The Congress of the Democratic Party, which will officially nominate a candidate for the presidency, will be held from 13 to 16 July 2020. The right to host the Congress is claimed by Miami Beach (Florida), Milwaukee (Wisconsin) and Houston (Texas). The Republicans will hold their Congress in August 2020 in the city of Charlotte (North Carolina).
The 59th US presidential election will be held on November 3, 2020.