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Booker joined a race already occupied by three other senators - Kamala D. Harris of California, Elizabeth Warren of MA and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY - as well as several other candidates. The New Jersey lawmaker announced his presidential bid Friday, just one day after calling other lawmakers to ask for their support for the nation's highest office. "What is your objection to Kamala Harris running, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, ".
"I can not ever stand up and stand against a parent having options because I benefited from my parents having options", he said.
Booker said he would stop taking contributions from pharmaceutical companies in 2017, the year that he partnered with potential presidential rival Sen.
In his interview with The Post, Trump predicted Booker was "not going to be a problem" for him to beat. Cory Booker, D-N.J., looks up as he takes a selfie with an attendee after speaking attends at a get out the vote event hosted by the NH Young Democrats at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H.
Booker's entry into the race was expected and he likely will be a prominent fundraiser with one college friend ready to raise $10 million by the end of March. I really do think we're at a moral moment in our country.
"It is not a matter of can we, it's a matter of do we have the collective will, the American will?" he added. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on a bill that would allow importation of prescription drugs from Canada.
Booker's candidacy has raised inevitable comparisons to Barack Obama, America's first black president.
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It comes as the clock ticks down to the March 29 deadline for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU. TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has warned that soldiers may return to the border if Brexit goes "very wrong".
Booker is bringing his Iowa Rise Tour to the state next week.
What primary calculations change with Booker in the mix?
In addition to questions over style there are, perhaps more seriously, others over substance, specifically Mr Booker's ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry.
Conway ripped Booker for interrogating President Donald Trump's Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a confirmation hearing around sexual misconduct accusations, that turned into a self-described "Spartacus moment".
While Obama was raised by a single white mother who frequently struggled to make ends meet, Booker's parents were among the first black executives at computer giant IBM. Booker is the second black candidate in the increasingly large and diverse 2020 Democratic primary field.
Sen. Cory Booker speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 25, 2016.
With an elite law degree in hand, Booker bypassed more lucrative opportunities and moved into an affordable housing complex in one of Newark's poorest neighborhoods, planning to lend his skills to a nonprofit. Booker's interests were broad, however: He also served as student body president and ran a crisis hotline for students.