With the approach of the US presidential elections, scheduled for the next year 2022, a new face announced his intention to run for the presidential race, and the Republican senator from the state of “South Carolina”, of African descent in the US Senate, Tim Scott, submitted a request to the Federal Elections Commission, while it is scheduled Tim Scott’s campaign officially kicks off on Monday, according to the American newspaper “The Hill”.
Tim Scott, the first African-American in history to serve in the US Senate and House of Representatives, is among only 11 African-Americans who participated in the first chamber, according to the Russian news network Russia Today.
Tim Scott has been a senator since 2013
Scott has been a senator from South Carolina since 2013, serves on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, was a member of the House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013, and a member of the state House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011.
In the presidential elections in 2020, about 92% of voters supported the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, in the presidential elections, while 55% of white voters supported former President Donald Trump.
Republican Senator Tim Scott will compete for the Republican presidential nomination with former President Donald Trump, former ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, businessmen Vivek Ramaswamy and Perry Johnson, and radio host Larry Elder.
Scott promises to resist China
Earlier, Tim Scott condemned the work of current US President Joe Biden and the Democrats, as the Republican senator promised, to resist China, fight illegal immigration, give parents more choices in matters related to their children’s education, and protect religious freedoms.