Billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s big investment in the 2020 race for the White House appears to be paying off, with new national polls showing the former New York City Mayor rising to fourth place.
“The former mayor’s showing in the poll represents an increase of 4 points since a Monmouth survey conducted in December and the highest he’s registered in a national poll since jumping into the race late last year,” reports Politico.
“Former Vice President Joe Biden leads the pack with 30 percent, up 4 points from a month ago. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is in second, rising 2 points to 23 percent, followed by Warren, who dropped 3 points to 14 percent,” adds the website.
Bloomberg trails the top three candidates at 9%.
The former Big Apple Mayor’s campaign touted the numbers Wednesday, pointing out the billionaire has yet to appear in a single televised presidential debate alongside his Democratic challengers.
Read the full report at Politico.
BLOOMBERG CAMPAIGN: Donald Trump on ‘Path to Victory’ in 2020 Election
Recently announced Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s campaign explained their decision to jump into the 2020 General Election this week; saying Donald Trump is currently on a “path to victory” next November.
“Mike is getting in this race because he thinks that Donald Trump is an existential crisis and he thinks he’s on a path to victory and he’s getting in to alter that dynamic,” campaign manager Kevin Sheekey told CNN.
2020 candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign manager on their strategy to win the Democratic primary: “We’re going to talk to everyone in the country at once and we’re particularly going to overtalk to those people who need to vote in those swing states.” https://t.co/5szyaN1tjA pic.twitter.com/0ynoDbbQIN
— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) November 25, 2019
“That’s the whole general election. And right now Donald Trump is winning, he is winning that election. It’s very tough for people who live in New York or California to understand that, but that is what’s happening,” Sheekey said.
Watch Sheekey’s comments above.
Source: The Hill
‘LIVE WITH IT’: Bloomberg Tells All Employees Earning a Paycheck They Can’t Investigate… HIM
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg was asked to comment on his new policy banning all Bloomberg News reporters from investigating Democrats this week; saying they “just have to learn to live with some things.”
“They just have to learn to live with some things,” Bloomberg told CBS News. “They get a paycheck. But with your paycheck comes some restrictions and responsibilities.”
Asked about criticism over Bloomberg News not being able to investigate Democrats, @MikeBloomberg says employees "just have to learn to live with some things."
"They get a paycheck. But with your paycheck comes some restrictions and responsibilities." pic.twitter.com/32q7KPEIV9
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) December 6, 2019
Bloomberg entered the Democratic presidential race at 6% in a recent poll; topping fading challenger Kamala Harris but falling far-behind the top-tier candidates across the country.
“The survey released on Monday found that support for the former mayor ticked up from 3 percent to 6 percent among likely Democratic voters and Democratic-leaning independents,” reports The Hill.
The poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead with 31% of support from Democratic voters; followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders at 15%, Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 10%, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 9%.
Read the full report at The Hill.