(USNewsMag.com) – Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr.. 69. filed paperwork to run for president in 2024, challenging incumbent President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination.
Kennedy, who tweeted in March that he was considering running, officially filed the paperwork with the Federal Election Commission April 5. Ih his March tweet, he said if could raise enough money to mobilize he would run.
He also visited New Hampshire in March, where he spoke out about the decision by Democratic National Committee and the Biden administration to move the presidential primary in New Hampshire to second on the DNC calendar. For centuries, New Hampshire has held the first primary in the country.
Kennedy is the nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy and the son of Robert F. Kennedy, the former New York senator, U.S. attorney general and presidential candidate who was assassinated 1968.
He was an environmental lawyer, working on issues such as clean water, as well as a bestselling author. In the last 15 years, Kennedy has become outspoken about vaccine safety for all vaccines, and was very outspoken about the COVID vaccine. He also started a charity, the Children’s Health Defense, an anti-vaccine organization.
In 2021, Kennedy released his book, “The Real Anthony Fauci.”
He has also been outspoken about conspiracy theories regarding the assassinations of both his father who was killed in 1968 and his uncle who was killed in 1963.
Kennedy is not the only challenger to Biden. Marianne Williamson, a bestselling self-help author, is also running.
President Joe Biden has not yet announced a re-election campaign, though it is said an announcement will be made before summer 2023.
Currently, former President Donald Trump, Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and former United Nations Ambassador, Asa Hutchinson, former governor of Arkansas and Vivek Ramaswamy, an entrepreneur, are already all running for Republican nomination.
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