Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minnesota) has suggested to his House colleagues that he will run against President Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Phillips is among those who oppose Biden as the presidential candidate on the grounds that he is too old.

Phillips has gotten in touch with the New Hampshire Democratic Party Leader Ray Buckley and approached potential employees to work for him in New Hampshire.

Philips has long advocated that the Democratic Party should have more “alternatives.”

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He has also repeatedly said that Biden should be challenged in the primary elections.

Reportedly, he has reached out to several individuals, including Steve Schmidt, a former Republican consultant, and Bill Fletcher, a Democratic consultant based in Tennessee, regarding the burgeoning campaign.

Phillips, who is privately wealthy, is expected to self-fund his campaign.

So far, he has encountered difficulties in finding qualified individuals to join his team.

A skilled Democratic strategist, Bill Burton, who had previously worked on Barack Obama‘s campaign, stated on X that he was contacted by an unknown person to discuss Phillips.

In the event that Phillips decides to announce his run for office, he must quickly register in key states. He has already missed the deadline for inclusion on the Nevada ballot, which is the second state to hold a Democratic primary election.

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