Washington — Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former vice-president Joe Biden the presumptive nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the November 3 election.

“The path towards victory is virtually impossible,” Sanders said in a livestreamed speech to supporters from his hometown of Burlington, Vermont. “I have concluded that this battle for the Democrat nomination will not be successful. And so today, I am announcing the suspension of my campaign.”..

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