Wall Street critic Sen. Sherrod Brown will not challenge Trump in 2020

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, participates in the press conference on the nomination of Chad Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, participates in the press conference on the nomination of Chad Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, a noted Wall Street critic seen as a supporter of blue collar workers, will not run for president next year, he announced Thursday.

The Ohio lawmaker said he will instead focus on labor issues as he tries to help a Democratic presidential candidate defeat President Donald Trump. Brown, who has recently traveled around the country on a “Dignity of Work” tour, added that he will push 2020 Democratic candidates to focus on boosting…

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