As former President Barack Obama and the Democrats look to the 2020 Presidential election, it appears that the former President is still a power broker. This may be bad news for his old Vice President, Joe Biden. Also, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders may not have the inside track. What you need to be asking is who does Valerie Jarrett want to put on the Democrat ticket. You may be surprised at this name. Who?
As Written By Emily Zanotti for the Daily Wire:
Former President Barack Obama’s “inner circle” is forming around a candidate for the 2020 Presidential election, but it looks like Obama and his top donors won’t be backing former Vice President Joe Biden.
Biden has emerged as a formidable force for Democrats, particularly against President Donald Trump, who appeals to the same blue-collar, working class, moderate Dems that Biden counts among his prime audiences. The former Veep certainly sees himself as the top Trump foil, even though he’ll be pushing 75 by the time the next opportunity to challenge Trump at the ballot box rolls around.
But Democrats’ options are limited. Bernie Sanders is too progressive (and far too old). Hillary Clinton will be running to complete her third official loss. Kamala Harris doesn’t have the support of the Dem’s more progressive wing, and neither does Elizabeth Warren (not to mention, the faux-Native American has plenty of skeletons in her closet and a limited appeal to Baby Boomer women). For his faults, Biden is almost the best option.
But according to sources close to Obama’s inner circle, the former President fully intends to leave his Veep high and dry.
Obama’s top donors and closest supporters are reportedly looking at former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick instead. Valerie Jarratt, the so-called “shadow president” who pulled most of the strings in Obama’s Oval Office is, according to The Hill, leading the charge, and Patrick’s name has been surfacing — suspiciously — in major publications, even as Clinton remains in the……
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