This content is not available in your region

Presidential challenger to Hillary Clinton steps forward

Access to the comments Comments
By Euronews  with REUTERS
euronews_icons_loading
Presidential challenger to Hillary Clinton steps forward

Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont is challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.

He announced his bid at a news conference in Washington on Thursday.

Sanders, who is seen as an outspoken liberal, called for a reduction in the influence of wealthy Americans and big business on US elections.

Speaking to USA Today, Sanders said he wanted the government to undergo “fundamental change” to work for “ordinary Americans and not just billionaires.”