BREAKING: You Won’t Believe Who Just Endorsed Biden For President, Joe Biden has been endorsed by the National Education Association (NEA,) the nation’s largest labor group.
The NEA pledges to try to boost Biden’s support in Tuesday’s four-state vote, where it has almost 760,000 leaders.
Biden is a close lock to win the Democratic nomination for president according to the polling website FiveThirtyEight.
NEA Endorsed Joe Biden For President
National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest organization, declared on Saturday night that it endorses Joe Biden as president, a major boost for the former vice president as he fights for labor support in the Democratic race with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) according to TheHill.
The president of the 3-million-member strong NEA, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, cited Biden’s outspoken support for public education and his efforts to raise teacher pay and make schooling more available across the country.
“The National Association for Education overwhelmingly supports Vice President Joe Biden as US President. Biden is the tireless advocate of public education, and is the partner urgently needed by students and educators in the White House,” said Eskelsen Garcia in a statement.
“He recognizes that as a country we have a moral responsibility to provide every student in every ZIP code with a great community public school. As president,
he is committed to attracting and retaining the best educators by paying them out as the professionals they are, as well as growing funding to support teachers and paraprofessionals.”
Biden later responded to the endorsement in the statement from his campaign obtained by The Hill.
“I am fortunate to have the support of the National Education Association— not just the largest organization in America, but a pre-eminent and strong voice for educators and students across the globe” joe said.
BREAKING: You Won’t Believe Who Just Endorsed Biden For President
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