June 8, 2023

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JFK’s cousin announces candidacy for US president

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a popular anti-vaxxer, will challenge US President Joe Biden as a Democrat in 2024.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has formally filed to succeed Joe Biden in 2024. His campaign manager is John Sullivan confirmed to US news channel CBS News.

Kennedy, 69, is a scion of the legendary Kennedy family that has long dominated American political life. He is former President John F. Kennedy’s cousin and assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s son.

In March, Kennedy Already said on Twitter He is considering running for office. At the time, he said, “If I join, my first priority will be to end the corrupt nexus of government and business that has ruined the economy, destroyed the middle class, polluted our lands and waters, poisoned our children, and robbed us of our values. and deprived of liberty.’

Kennedy hopes to win votes with his family name. He remains an outsider in the Democratic Party. As a notoriously anti-vaxxer, he has little chance of becoming a successful Democrat from America. Principals (One Principal per Section, Ed.) to come His sister, Kerry Kennedy, called his views on vaccines “very dangerous.” In 2019, three other family members wrote An opinion piece In it they labeled his view “sadly wrong” with “fatal consequences”.

Kennedy published a book. The real Anthony Fauci, an immunologist who advised the US government during the pandemic and was President Trump’s personal physician, accused him of a “historic conspiracy against Western democracy”. Last year he drew comparisons to Nazis in a speech about vaccinations and the duty to use face masks. Both Instagram and Facebook removed the accounts of Kennedy’s anti-vaxxer group Children’s Health Defense for spreading misinformation.

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As co-founder of a law firm, Kennedy built an official reputation as a crusader against environmental pollution. For example, he was instrumental in rehabilitating the Hudson River in New York and sued multinational corporations for polluting rivers.

The ‘biggest hurdle’ to running for office has already been crossed. he said: He managed to convince his wife, actress Cheryl Hines.

Former President Donald Trump and former UN Ambassador to the United States Nikki Haley have already announced their candidacy for the Republican Party. In addition to Democrat Marion Williamson, Joe Biden is also expected to run again next year. He has not yet officially confirmed his candidacy.