In the upcoming 2024 presidential election, we are witnessing the rise of a Democratic primary challenger. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has officially announced his campaign, and Fox Nation brings you an exclusive look into this potential candidate.
Born on January 17th, 1954, in Washington, D.C., Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. comes from a prominent political family. He is the son of former New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and the nephew of President John F. Kennedy and former Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy. Fox Nation’s special program ‘Who is Robert F. Kennedy?’ provides viewers with a deeper understanding of this intriguing figure.
During the program, Democratic political strategist Doug Schoen sheds light on RFK’s personal background, highlighting the Kennedy children’s upbringing focused on public service. They were raised to be more than mere participants in society; they were taught to contribute to the greater good.
‘The Five’ co-host Geraldo Rivera recognizes the power of the Kennedy name, considering it to be an asset that could propel RFK Jr.’s campaign forward. Geraldo describes the Kennedy family as American royalty, characterized by their effortless elegance and admired for their preppy chic.
Despite their privileges, the Kennedy family has endured significant tragedies. In 1963, when Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was just nine years old, his uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Only five years later, his father met the same fate.
During the special, Dick Russell, a former friend of RFK Jr., reveals the profound impact of these losses on the Kennedy family. As a teenager, Robert rebelled and embarked on journeys across the country, even riding freight trains. He became immersed in indigenous cultures, developing a deep respect for their way of life. Robert discovered that even those with very little held pictures of his father and uncle, which left a lasting impression on him.
Following his father’s path, RFK Jr. attended Harvard University and later obtained a law degree from the University of Virginia Law School. Despite personal struggles, including a battle with heroin addiction, he has emerged as a prominent figure in the 2024 presidential race.
Recent polls indicate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as the leading Democratic challenger, with 16% support in the Fox News national poll for the 2024 Democratic presidential nomination race, while President Biden holds 62% support. In a CNN poll released last week, Kennedy garnered 20% support, with President Biden at 60%.
As we move closer to the 2024 election, keep a close eye on the campaign of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Stay informed with Fox Nation for the latest developments in this captivating political journey.
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