Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Joe Biden for president Thursday, becoming a member of a rising record of Democraric supporters for the previous vp.
“Our nation wants a president who will present regular, sincere management, and I imagine Joe has the precise expertise, empathy, and character to steer,” Gillibrand tweeted Thursday night.
“I’m excited to assist him defeat Donald Trump in November.”
The upstate New York Democrat and one-time presidential hopeful broke the information within the Washington Post, the place she described Biden because the “greatest candidate” to beat Trump in 2020. His demeanor amid the coronavirus pandemic additionally performed a roll in her determination, she stated.
“His capability to empathize and take up the fears of the nation proper now could be important,” Gillibrand informed the Washington Post. “I feel we’d like a healer. . . . I do really imagine he’s the person for this second that we’re in right here.”
The nod comes as Biden piles up an almost 300-delegate lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and on the identical day Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard introduced she can be dropping out of the presidential race to endorse Biden.