Two presidential candidates who did not qualify for this week’s Democrat debate chose to hold their own campaign events instead.
Democrat presidential candidate Tom Steyer is claiming he made the cut for Tuesday’s debates because of his messaging and not the millions of dollars he’s spent on ads. During an interview Sunday, the billionaire businessman defended his qualifications by calling himself a “grassroots person” who frequently visits states across the country.
Voters against impeachment are dishing out cash to voice their support for President Trump. In a series of tweets Monday, GOP PAC ‘WinRed’ announced it raised $101 million in the second half of 2019, including nearly $35 million raised after the House’s October 31st vote to begin impeachment proceedings.
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. He announced the end of his campaign for the Democrat presidential nomination via Twitter Thursday after struggling for more than a year to break through the party’s crowded primary field.