WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, a socialist democracy who has a progressive agenda pushing the strong Democratic Party to left
, ending his White House campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for a 3-month election war between former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump.
Sanders, a onetime front-Runner who promised to lead a fundamental political revolution into the White House, admitted he no longer had a path to victory after a sequence of contest losses nominated the decision to Biden but promised to work with his previous rival just right to overthrow Trump.
The independent United States Senator from Vermont said the outbreak, which brought him out of the trail and limited his ability to get his message out, asked for a broad response and urgent attention in Congress.
“I cannot in good conscience continue to mount a campaign that can not win, and that will interfere with the essential work needed by all of us in this difficult hour,” he said in an online speech to supporters from his hometown of Burlington, Vermont.
Sanders, 78, calling it a “tough and painful decision,” but says he wants to stay on the future primary election ballot and continues to gather the delegates to push the Democratic foundation towards his populist against the agenda, including a government-run health system and tax increases for the rich
The passing of Sanders, the last opponent of Biden left in a field that once consisted of more than two…