Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden dealing a crushing blow to rival Bernie Sanders, all but clinching the party’s nomination.
Sanders meantime refusing to bow out, says he’s staying in the fight. All this as the coronavirus takes center stage, threatening to upend the election.
We begin our coverage with CGTN’s Nathan King live at the White House.
- Mary C. Curtis is a columnist for Roll Call
- Joel Rubin is a Democratic Strategist and political commentator and analyst.
- Merrill Matthews is Resident Scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation.
- Ameshia Cross is a political analyst and democratic strategist.
No, a president cannot cancel an election with executive authority.
The coronavirus outbreak is inflicting new disruptions on the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign. We answer some key questions. https://t.co/Yi4rAqyqpS
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 14, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders is "assessing" his campaign after former Vice President Joe Biden swept Tuesday's primaries, growing his delegate lead to a margin that is increasingly unlikely for Sanders to overcome. https://t.co/XtWUGQU9In
— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) March 18, 2020
Asked by reporters at the U.S. Capitol about his future in the Democratic primary on Wednesday, Bernie Sanders said, “I’m dealing with a global crisis,‘’ adding an expletive. “We’re dealing with it and you’re asking me these questions.” https://t.co/YAOCN0bBkQ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 18, 2020