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Politics Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

00:50  08 november  2019
00:50  08 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Michael Bloomberg Is Expected to File for the Alabama 2020 Presidential Primary

  Michael Bloomberg Is Expected to File for the Alabama 2020 Presidential Primary Michael R. Bloomberg is actively preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week designating himself as a candidate in at least one state with an early filing deadline, people briefed on Mr. Bloomberg’s plans said. Mr. Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and billionaire businessman, has been privately weighing a bid for the White House for weeks and has not yet made a final decision on whether to run, an adviser said. But in the first sign that he is seriously moving toward a campaign, Mr. Bloomberg has dispatched staffers to Alabama to gather signatures to qualify for the primary there.

Michael Bloomberg , the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign , signaling his dissatisfaction with the current crop of candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg , the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 presidential campaign . Bloomberg announced earlier this year that he would not seek the Democratic nomination.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 presidential campaign.

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. Bloomberg has opened door to a potential presidential run, saying the Democratic field 'not well positioned' to defeat Trump. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) © Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. Bloomberg has opened door to a potential presidential run, saying the Democratic field 'not well positioned' to defeat Trump. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Bloomberg announced earlier this year that he would not seek the Democratic nomination. But in a statement Thursday, his political adviser Howard Wolfson says Bloomberg is worried that the current crop of Democratic presidential candidates is "not well positioned" to defeat President Donald Trump.

A Bloomberg adviser says the former mayor has not made a final decision on whether to run. But he is expected to file to get on the ballot in Alabama's presidential primary.

Michael Bloomberg won't file for New Hampshire primary .
There is no word yet on whether the former mayor plans to file to appear on the ballot in other states with early contests: Iowa, Nevada and South CarolinaFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is still deciding whether to run for president but will not appear on the primary ballot in New Hampshire. Bloomberg does not plan to file to be on the ballot for the Democratic contest as in the first-in-the-nation primary in the Granite State, an aide familiar with his plans tells CBS News. The New Hampshire filing deadline is Friday.

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