Democratic senator Cory Booker gives up the race to the White House

Senator Cory Booker has abandoned Monday, the race for the nomination the democratic party for the american presidential election in November, citing a lack of funds made even more difficult by his absence is expected when a great debate on Tuesday.

“It is with a heavy heart that I share this news: I’ve taken the decision to suspend my presidential campaign “, he wrote in a press release. “Our campaign has arrived at a point where we need more money (…) money that we don’t have “.

His departure leaves more than a candidate being black in a democratic primary who had started out with a group of suitors displaying a diversity record.