Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses First Black, Openly Gay Candidate Mondaire Jones for Congress
Today, Sen. Elizabeth Warren decided to endorse Mondaire Jones, the first black and openly gay candidate for Congress.
This is because Warren feels that if he takes place in Congress, then he would be able to, "give working class families power" and bringing him into congress will have a big structural change as well.
Mondaire Jones is a 32-year old former Litigator. Jones says that he has been fighting his whole life in his campaign video, from the odds of his upbringing to make it into Stanford University, work in the Obama administration, and attend Harvard Law School. He believes that there should be more people of color, young people, and queer people in office that understand the struggles of the working class being one of his main motivations for running.
He took to Instagram to thank Senator Elizabeth Warren, check out below:
According to Patch.com, He has been endorsed by Democracy For America, LGBT Victory Fund, and the Collective PAC. He has raised over $488,000 in 2019 for his campaign.
He would now like to fight for the people in New York's 17th Congressional District, but this means that he will be up against Nita Lowey for the seat in congress.
If he is elected he will make history as the first openly gay black male and Afro-Latino in Congress. Read our previous coverage on Mondaire here.