The New York Times reports:
Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the Democratic nominee for president on Monday, adding the weight of his left-wing support to Mr. Biden’s candidacy and taking a major step toward bringing unity to the party’s effort to unseat President Trump in November.
In throwing his weight behind Mr. Biden, he is sending a striking and unmistakable signal that his supporters — who are known for their intense loyalty — should do so as well. Mr. Sanders hinted his intentions in a Twitter post shortly before appearing on a livestream.
NEWS: Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden: “Today I am asking all Americans … to come together in this campaign to support your candidacy.”
— Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) April 13, 2020
Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden. Asks all of his supporters to back Biden.
Also adds that “not in a million years,” Sanders could they have imagined an event like this, where they can’t leave their homes. pic.twitter.com/be2GquNc93
— MJ Lee (@mj_lee) April 13, 2020
Bernie Sanders, as he endorses Joe Biden: “We have to make Trump a one-term president and we need you in the White House.”
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 13, 2020
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 13, 2020
During the 2016 campaign, Sanders endorsed Clinton on July 12
— Sam Stein (@samstein) April 13, 2020