Vegan Politician Will Run For President

Corey Booker
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Booker, a vegetarian for 20 years, recently took to veganism, and as a prolific social media user, he has been utilising his platform to promote the cause to his reported 552,000 Instagram followers and 4.1 million Twitter followers. Booker famously responded to his critic Donald Trump on Facebook, declaring: “This is not a time to curl up, give up or shut up. It is time to get up; to stand up, to speak words that heal, help, and recommit to the cause of our country.”

vegan Corey Booker
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The senator is outspoken in the media in terms of his beliefs. He previously commented to The Daily Beast, “I want to try to live my own values as consciously and purposefully as I can […]Being vegan for me is a cleaner way of not participating in practices that don’t align with my values.”

 In a video posted this morning on his website and social media, Booker walks through his Newark neighbourhood and states: “I’m Cory Booker and I’m running for president of the United States of America.”
 
“The lines that divide us are nowhere near as strong as the ties that bind us. When we join together and work together — we will rise.”