Robert Kennedy Junior, nephew of the assassinated former US president John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK), announced this Monday that leaves the Democrats to run for the 2024 elections as an independenta decision that can harm both Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
The sixty-year-old began making waves in 2005 by suggesting that one of the components of vaccines can cause autism.
This lawyer specialized in environmental issues He declared himself a candidate for president last April under the banner of the Democratic Party, which would challenge President Biden in a primary, but he has changed his mind.
“I came here today to declare our independence from the tyranny of corruption”, said the son of Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of JFK to his followers in Philadelphia (east).
“But to do that, I must first declare my own independence: independence of Democratic Partyof all the other political parties,” he stated, adding that the decision was thoughtful and “painful.”