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Tom Steyer Makes 2020 Bid Official

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“We’ve got to take the corporate control out of our politics,” Steyer said in his announcement video.

Lately, Steyer has been best known for this television ads arguing for President Trump’s impeachment. The ads have gotten Trump’s attention, with the President arguing that Steyer is “all talk” and doesn’t have the guts to run for higher office.

Steyer joins a crowded field of nearly two dozen Democratic candidates already running for the nomination.

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