Howard Schultz

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is said to be postponing his decision to run in the 2020 US presidential election in light of former Vice President Joe Biden’s own campaign.
Biden is the Democratic frontrunner in numerous polls and is believed to be running on a similar platform to Schultz, people familiar with the Schultz’s strategy said in a Fox Business report published Wednesday.
Schultz was expected to make a decision this summer, but that could be delayed until 2020.
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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz reportedly postponed his decision on whether or not to run in the 2020 US presidential election in light of former Vice President Joe Biden’s own campaign.

Biden, who is a moderate candidate, is the Democratic frontrunner in numerous polls and is believed to be running on a similar platform to Schultz, people familiar with the Schultz’s strategy said in a Fox Business report published on Wednesday.

Schultz is not expected to run in the election if Biden were to maintain his moderate views and become the Democratic nominee, the sources reportedly added. Schultz’s was expected to announce in the summer but that could be delayed until 2020.

Read more: How Howard Schultz went from living in Brooklyn public housing to growing Starbucks into an $84 billion business

“His decision will be based on how the Democratic field shakes out and seeing how Biden fares,” a person familiar with Schultz’s strategy said to Fox Business. “If Joe Biden remains strong, and remains a moderate, there clearly is a much narrower path.”

The potential candidate announced he was running as an independent centrist in January. The longtime Democrat has since appeared in numerous televised townhalls and interviews. In recent weeks; however, Schultz’s media appearances and social media activity …read more

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