Democrat announces on Twitter Tuesday night that she is preparing to run as president by next year's elections "because everyone can make a difference".
– I believe in right and wrong, and that it is wrong, the wins when we don't do anything. Now is the time to raise our voices, she writes.Trump makes a mockery of the democratic new presidential
Gillibrand will be the first set in the Democratic crowd and the primaries, which already contains several tens of candidates. Former president Barack obama's boligminister Julian Castro threw himself on in the Democratic nominasjonskamp Saturday. Previously the democrats Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren also threw themselves on the.
Gillibrand was in 2009 sworn in as senator from New York by the then vice president Joe Biden. She took a seat that was vacated by Hillary Clinton.
Gillibrand was re-elected in both 2012 and 2018. She has in recent years engaged in metoo-the movement and the fight against sexual harassment and abuse. She has also been an advocate for enhanced parental leave.
– I'll fight for someone else's children just as hard as I'd fought for my own, " says the senator, who is the mother of two children.