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Gillibrand Was Begging for Donations 3 Hours Before She Dropped Out of 2020 Race

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Only a few short hours after asking supporters for donations, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the running for the presidency Wednesday afternoon.

“This election is about defeating Trump,” the New York Democrat said on Twitter earlier Wednesday.

A link attached to her tweet urged supporters to “give now” and encouraged those donors to “chip in” to help Gillibrand qualify for the next round of Democratic debates.

The link, which was still active more than an hour after her dropout announcement, directs users to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue.

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It didn’t take long before Gillibrand was singing a much different tune.

Did Gillibrand know she would be dropping out when she asked for donations?

A little more than three hours after begging followers to help her reach 130,000 donors, the New York senator threw in the towel.

Instead of trying to “take the fight to the debates,” Gillibrand now plans to flip the Senate, according to a video that accompanies her withdrawal announcement.

Gillibrand, who consistently polled at the bottom of the crowded Democratic pack, seemingly tried to boost her numbers with several shameless appeals to leftists in America.

Taking a heavy anti-gun stance, the senator claimed earlier this year that the National Rifle Association tried to open gun sales to those on terror watchlists.

She called the NRA the “worst organization in this country.”

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Gillibrand also made LGBT rights a central part of her campaign, and her pandering “gay rights” video went viral.

Despite this, her poll numbers stayed embarrassingly low — the senator had just 0.1 percent support nationwide, according to the RealClearPolitics polling average.

With Gillibrand’s departure, only 20 Democrats remain. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts lead the pack.

Out of these candidates will emerge as President Donald Trump’s direct competitor for the Oval Office. With the 2020 election now a little more than a year away, this election promises to be an exciting one.

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Jared has written more than 200 articles and assigned hundreds more since he joined The Western Journal in February 2017. He was an infantryman in the Arkansas and Georgia National Guard and is a husband, dad and aspiring farmer.
Jared has written more than 200 articles and assigned hundreds more since he joined The Western Journal in February 2017. He is a husband, dad, and aspiring farmer. He was an infantryman in the Arkansas and Georgia National Guard. If he's not with his wife and son, then he's either shooting guns or working on his motorcycle.
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