both are billionaires, both have taken positions republican assumed, and both of which are related to New York City. They are now opponents, in the ring, american political. To the left of the photo, Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor (republican and independent) of the "Big apple" between 2002 and 2013, and one of the richest men in the world, and who comes to declare his candidacy within the camp, democrat, right, Republican Donald Trump, ex-real estate magnate, now president of the United States. Review of the strengths in presence.see also : At a year of the presidential election, Donald Trump was going through a bad pass election ● Age: advantage Trump
"The Donald" has blown his 73rd candle last June. He will be 74 years old at the time of the next election, while his opponent will soon be 78, and thus could, in case of victory, from the White House at the age of 82.● Childhood: Boston and New York
Bloomberg is from a working class background from the suburbs of Boston, in February 1942. His father, a bookkeeper in a creamery, "not earned never more than 6000 dollars per year", and his mother was a secretary, he said on his campaign site. Child, he receives the highest distinction of the scouts of america, becoming "eagle scout" Boy scouts of America. His father died while he studied at John Hopkins university, Baltimore, in 1963. A few years later, he entered the prestigious Harvard Business School, to come out with an MBA in 1966.
face it, Donald Trump is a New Yorker, pure juice, born in Queens in 1946. His father made a fortune in real estate, his mother takes care of the family home. Difficult child, he was sent to a military school, the New York Military Academy at age 13. He made his studies at Wharton, university of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a degree in economics.● Career: finance against real estate
Michael Bloomberg has built his fortune in the finance business and the sale of information to companies. Associate in the investment bank Salomon Brothers in the 1970s, it is in charge more specifically of its information systems and technology. His removal of the structure, in 1981, it uses the knowledge and the funds accumulated during those years in the bank to found his own company, Innovative Market Systems, which later became Bloomberg LP. This last offers companies pay to have access to business and financial information made available on the computer, such as interest rates or firms. The formula, are innovative and efficient, fact fly, and takes off quickly. Bloomberg LP now employs more than 20,000 people, including 2700 journalists, and the company has several hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the world. She has also completed many acquisitions in the past, including the BusinessWeek magazine, in 2010. Bloomberg's share of the company at its parenthesis policy, between 2002 and 2014. After a few months devoted to philanthropic activities, he is president of Bloomberg LP in 2014.
Donald Trump, meanwhile, has realized all of his career in the real estate, in the Trump Organization, founded by his father in 1923, and of which he took control in 1971. Casinos, hotels, golf courses, buildings, housing, offices, a university, a beauty contest... and His possessions have increased in the past years in the world, making him the manager of the empire's sprawling closely associated with his name. His group is linked to the city of New York, where the head office is situated and of which it manages some of the most emblematic places, including the ice rink Wollman open sky of Central Park.● policy Mandates: the President against the ex-mayor the most powerful of the United States
Bloomberg part of its business in 2002, when he was elected mayor of New York City in the camp republican. He then defends the positions of a liberal, both from the point of view of economic and societal. During his time in office, he took several major decisions, such as banning smoking in many public places, the extension of the public transport system of the city or the reconstruction of post-September 11, 2001 attacks. Bloomberg is a ufo policy, defending both positions usually own to the Democrats - on gay marriage, or the strict control of firearms and other that justifies the accession of the Republicans, especially on the tax side. He was re-elected in 2005 and 2009, but rejects the support of the party of the elephant in 2007, declaring themselves independent. He has since joined the camp a Democrat. He previously had already expressed his interest in the presidential election but had finally thrown in the towel in march... before the return of the most beautiful in November.
To his entrance into politics in 2015, Donald Trump is a complete novice. It has belonged to both parties in the past, maintained relations with representatives republicans and democrats, and gave the two camps until the end of the 2000s. Show of support for Mitt Romney in 2012, he gradually gains influence within the republican party, as far as to announce his candidacy for the primary in June 2015. After several months of campaign, eventful, he wins the nomination hands down, and wins the presidential election, to general surprise, in the face of Hillary Clinton in November 2016. He becomes the oldest person to occupy the oval Office, and becoming the first President never to have held elected office or served in government before being elected. In his duties, Trump defends positions republican assumed, that the control of borders, protectionism, nationalism, renegotiation of trade agreements, or even lower taxation and a laissez-faire economy.● a Fortune: $ 50 billion between them,
according To Forbes , the fortune of Michael Bloomberg are among the ten largest in the world, with $ 55.5 billion. Its funds come from his company, Bloomberg LP, which had a turnover estimated at nearly $ 10 billion in 2018. The exceptional richness of the ex-mayor of New York allows him to support his presidential campaign, sparking criticism from his democratic opponents.
The fortune of Donald Trump, it raises many questions, the occupant of the oval office has refused to publish detailed information on its status. Forbes estimated in September, to $ 3.1 billion when Bloomberg was rather 2.48 billion in may 2018. Uncertain, these calculations remain far below the data transmitted by Trump himself: in 2015, he had stated that his property exceeded the "ten billion dollars". At the time of his entry into the campaign, he spoke rather of 8.7 billion dollars.
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