Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday that he was in the process of running for the presidency again, calling the ongoing investigations into the 2016 presidential election a “witch hunt.”
“I am in the final stages of getting ready to run for president again,” Sanders told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl.
“I would like to announce that my campaign has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, by a group of people that is the most important labor federation in the country, and by more than a thousand members of the United Auto Workers.”
“We have a great opportunity to lead the fight against a rigged system, and I would like the American people to see that.
I have the support of the AFL, and it is a tremendous organization.
It has been for many years,” Sanders said, adding that he would “absolutely” run for re-election in 2020.
In his interview with Karl, Sanders said he was still trying to determine whether or not he should do so.
“We’ll see what happens,” he said.
“My primary is over.
I’m a senator.
I don’t want to run.
But it is the right thing to do.”