September 23, 2020

Andrew Yang becomes eighth former Democratic presidential candidate to join Joe Biden’s team

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has joined Joe Biden’s campaign team as a member of an advisory council on small businesses and entrepreneurship as part of Biden’s push to highlight his economic goals.

John Hickenlooper, another former Democratic presidential candidate, will also join the advisory council, Bloomberg reported. The Biden campaign is narrowing its focus on appealing to small businesses, which have been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus outbreak.

“The fact is that we’re in a situation where right now an awful lot of small businesses, 50 or fewer employees, are going out of business because the $2 trillion in the acts that are passed by the Congress aren’t getting to them at all,” Biden said at a fundraiser Tuesday.

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