Retired Army paratrooper announces 2020 presidential campaign

A retired Army paratrooper and current West Virginia lawmaker seeks to restore the Democratic Party’s blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020.

Richard Ojeda made the announcement Monday at the Korean War Veterans Memorialin Washington. Ojeda filed his campaign committee paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Sunday.

"We have not had people that have really fought for the working-class citizens in this country," Ojeda said.

The 24-year veteran known for his tattoos and populist message lost a U.S. House race to a Republican this month.

Read more about him at - Military Times


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Posted in Army on November 14 at 02:25 AM

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