Cory Booker drops out of 2020 race and promises to ‘carry this fight forward’

New Jersey senator broke news in email to supporters, saying US needs to unite to take on ‘Trump’s hatred and division’

Cory Booker has become the latest candidate of colour to drop out of the Democratic presidential race, citing a lack of funds.

“It’s with a full heart that I share this news – I’ve made the decision to suspend my campaign for president,” the senator from New Jersey wrote in an email to supporters, adding that he had always said he would withdraw “if there was no longer a path to victory”.

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