23 January 2020,   19:08
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially joined the US presidential election

Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially announced he is standing to be the Democratic Party presidential nominee.
In a statement, the 77-year-old said he was standing “to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America”.
“The stakes could not be higher. We must win this election”, - wrote Bloomberg.
He joins 17 other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to take on Donald Trump in 2020.
As things stand, former Vice-President Joe Biden, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are the party"s front-runners.

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