Michael Bloomberg hits 2020 campaign trail in Mississippi
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Texas politics are in the spotlight again this week. A number of House Republicans from the state have announced their retirements, and, after a mass shooting I was once a skeptic on Texas turning blue , but I've changed my tune because Trump is a uniquely unpopular Republican in Texas who seems to
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NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Democratic field to the White House is getting smaller, but a newcomer with some pretty deep pockets entered the race two weeks ago.
Michael Bloomberg visited North Texas Saturday — starting his morning at Norma’s Cafe in north Dallas before addressing the Senate District Executive Committee meeting.
CBS 11’s Nicole Jacobs asked listeners what they took away from Bloomberg’s speech. One said the 2020 presidential candidate showed he takes Collin County seriously.
And by the looks of it, he plans to take every swing state seriously — starting with turning Texas blue.
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The former mayor of New York pitched to North Texans on how he intends to make history.
“I hope to be your partner turning Texas blue once and for all in 2020,” he said.
He also cracked a few jokes.
“Do we really want a general election between two New York billionaires to which I say… Who’s the other one?”
And showed some personality.
“If ever there was someone who is all hat and no cattle, it is Donald Trump,” he said.
However, Bloomberg quickly got down to the issues.
“We have an immigration system that is cruel and dysfunctional,” he said.
On top of that, Bloomberg also discussed gun violence, education, climate change and the economy.
“We created 400,000 jobs and New York was the only large U.S. city where poverty did not increase during my 12 years in office,” he said.
Bloomberg on his Democratic rivals: 'Trump will eat 'em up'
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"While Texas Democrats have just announced their plan to turn Texas blue , we have been employing our plan to keep Texas Red for months," Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey said in a statement, touting an "unprecedented investment in all aspects of voter registration, mobilization, and turnout."
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But among the crowd of democrats at the meeting… change from trump isn’t a hard sell.
“I think people don’t like the divisiveness, don’t like the negative politics,” Sharon Hirsch said. “I think it’s running on a positive message is a good thing.”
Precinct Chair for Collin County Vicki Parker said the first distinction starts with this.
“Mayor Bloomberg started out on his own — not with $1 million treasure trove like Donald Trump started out with from his daddy,” Parker said.
And Bloomberg is going even further to highlight the differences.
“I didn’t play a CEO on reality TV — I actually work as one,” he said. “I have never filed for bankruptcy, not even the lights. He did it six times.”
As the 9th richest person in the U.S. and the 14th in the world, the candidate’s estimated net worth tops 58 billion dollars.
“You can rest assured I will not spare a penny to defeat Donald Trump in Texas.”
Bloomberg vows to take no money from other donors or special interest groups, and promises to campaign in every single swing state with a goal to assure trump only has four years in the White House.
“That’s why I’m running for president,” he said. “Because we need to defeat Donald Trump.”
Bloomberg is also funding efforts to register 500 thousand voters in Texas, but said that’s just the beginning.
Warren says Bloomberg 'has to answer' for sexist comments .
Elizabeth Warren says Michael Bloomberg 'has to answer' for sexist comments and women should be released from their NDAs. "I think [nondisclosure agreements] are a way for people to hide bad things they've done. And I think that women should be able to speak," Warren told reporters during a campaign stop in Fort Madison, Iowa, on Monday. "They need to be released from [nondisclosure agreements].