Bernie Sanders drops out of US 2020 presidential race

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 18:49 |
Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president.

The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic party's nominee.

Mr Sanders, 78, told his campaign staff about his decision on a conference call on Wednesday.

He is expected to address his supporters in an online address shortly, his campaign said.

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