Liberals on Twitter Urging Democratic Candidates to Consider Running for Senate – Instead of President

 
 
 
With the entrance Tuesday of Montana Democratic Governor Steve Bullock in the 2020 presidential race, Democratic voters are urging the nearly two dozen White House hopefuls to reconsider their campaigns and set their sights on a Senate seat instead of the Oval Office.

Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted his strategy was to wait for all the other Democrats to enter the race before declaring his candidacy. That was nearly three weeks ago, and two more candidates have since announced their candidacy.

Some Americans, presumably Democrats, are taking to Twitter to urge some of the 23-candidate strong field to reconsider, and run for the Senate instead. Others are made a plea asking party favorites, like Stacey Abrams, to run for Senate.

It's not an unreasonable request for candidates who want to serve the public.

The 2020 elections will include 34 U.S. Senate seats. 22 of them are currently held by Republicans, and many Republicans are rather unpopular, especially those who have tied their fates to President Donald Trump.

And given that the Senate is currently under the control of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, many on the left desperately want to grab control of the chamber. McConnell has greatly enabled President Trump, and is packing the federal courts with his extremist nominees, and at a rate not seen in modern history. He's also said many bills from the Democratically-controlled House will be DOA, bragging he will be the "Grim Reaper."

Here's the current list of 23 top tier Democrats running for President. In bold are seven current sitting U.S. Senators:

Steve Bullock

Michael Bennet

Joe Biden

Cory Booker

Pete Buttigieg

Julian Castro

John Delaney

Tulsi Gabbard

Kirsten Gillibrand

Mike Gravel

Kamala Harris

John Hickenlooper

Jay Inslee

Amy Klobuchar

Wayne Messam

Seth Moulton

Beto O’Rourke

Tim Ryan

Bernie Sanders

Eric Swalwell

Elizabeth Warren

Marianne Williamson

Andrew Yang

Daniel Nichanian offers this example:

And here's a look at some others urging Democrats to withdraw from the presidential race and run for Senate:

 

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