“Former presidential and New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is leaving the Democratic Party, he announced this week.
“Yang said in a Medium post that he changed his voting registration from “Democrat” to “Independent” on Monday after being a registered Democrat for 20 years.
“”I have at this point dozens of friends and confidantes who are entrenched in the Democratic Party. I’ve been a Democrat my entire adult life,” Yang wrote in “Breaking up with the Democratic Party.” “And yet, I’m confident that no longer being a Democrat is the right thing.””
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