NYC mayor Bill de Blasio announces presidential run

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announces his bid for the presidency today, joining the almost two dozen other candidates already vying for the Democratic nomination. While mayor for the nation's largest city, de Blasio managed to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars and saw crime drop to an all-time low. De Blasio will head out on the campaign trail almost immediately following his announcement.
Published: 7:40 AM CDT May 16, 2019
Updated: 7:39 AM CDT May 16, 2019