The billionaire and former New York city mayor, Michael Bloomberg, wants to challenge U.S. President Donald Trump in the election of 2020. The Democrat announced on Sunday, officially into the presidential race by his party to enter.
since the days of such a message the rich 77-Year-old was expected to be. "I am, as President, to defeat Donald Trump and America to rebuild," said Bloomberg. "We can't afford four more years of President Trumps reckless and unethical Act."
Bloomberg had already made preparations and in several States the necessary documents for a possible participation in the primaries, submitted. He had several times expressed the Belief that the previous presidency could not win the candidate of the opposition Democrats in the election in almost a year against Trump.
assets of over $ 50 billion
The Democrat Bloomberg, who once founded the eponymous financial and media companies, is considered to be one of the richest men in the world. Was personal wealth amounts to more than 50 billion dollars. He is able to contribute substantial financial resources in an election campaign against the 73-year-old Trump, who wants to compete in the election for the Republicans again.
On Friday it was reported that Bloomberg spends more than $ 30 million for the Switching of TV spots. The billionaire bought in around 20 States times the television advertising for a total of $ 31 million, said the industry-service Advertising Analytics.
Trump had already reacted with derision to the reports about a possible presidential candidacy Bloomberg's. The "small Michael" Bloomberg the necessary "magic" to win the elections in a year, missing Trump said. "He is not performing well."
Too many democratic candidates
Bloomberg joins – extremely late in a very crowded field of Applicants for the Democrats. Although there are already numerous party colleagues dropped out, apply still almost 20 Democrats to the presidential candidacy for her party. Make the most of them for months before the election.
The primaries, where the Democrats will determine their candidates for the presidential election in November 2020 final, start at the beginning of February in Iowa.
Warren and Sanders criticize wealth
prominent contenders for the candidacy of the Democrats had brought in the past few days, in the face of speculation about his candidacy against Bloomberg in position. In particular, the left-wing senators, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who lie in polls so far, with at the top and again Position against the super-rich, aimed at Bloomberg's wealth. Sanders about said that they could not buy the election.
Bloomberg is regarded as a moderate Democrat, and thus makes especially the former US Vice-President Joe Biden competition is in the polls so far in the front, but increasingly weakened, and the internal competition will be sought, and the fundraising part was obsolete.
In March, Bloomberg had declared publicly that he would not be a presidential candidate. According to reports, he did not at that time aware of a nomination to Biden get in the way to. (red/sda)
Created: 24.11.2019, 17:06 PM