Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Household Hits Him The place It Hurts In Response To Unbiased 2024 Run

Kerry Kennedy was joined by three different siblings — Rory Kennedy, Hon. Joseph P. Kennedy III, and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend — in signing the assertion decrying Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s bid for the presidency as an impartial candidate. Their assertion, posted on X, included a warning to potential voters about simply Kennedy’s final identify as a qualification for president: “Bobby may share the identical identify as our father, however he doesn’t share the identical values, imaginative and prescient or judgment. […] We denounce his candidacy and consider it to be perilous for our nation.”

An impartial run for the presidency has extra potential to have an effect on the election than a Democratic main try that he most actually would have misplaced; even when Kennedy is not elected, he’ll take votes that might in any other case doubtless have gone to Trump or Biden. In an Ipsos/Reuters ballot in early October, 14% of these polled mentioned they’d vote for Kennedy if he was operating in opposition to Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Kennedy appears to be generally known as a lot for being part of the well-known Kennedy political household as he’s for the conspiracy theories and divisive statements that he is continued to voice throughout his presidential marketing campaign.