Election

SCHULTZ TO DEMS: ‘I’m a Self-Made Billionaire, I Thought that was the AMERICAN DREAM’

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.30.19

Former Starbucks CEO and potential 2020 independent candidate Howard Schultz continued his all-out assault on the Democratic Party this week; saying he’s proud to be a self-made billionaire who’s living “the American dream.”

Schultz was speaking with MSNBC when he was asked if he still considered himself a member of the Democratic Party; saying he no longer “affiliates” with those who seek to “take over health care.”

“I’ve also been criticized for being a billionaire,” Schultz said Wednesday. “Let’s talk about that. I’m self-made. I grew up in the projects in Brooklyn, New York. I thought that was the American dream, the aspiration of America,” said Schultz.

GLOVES OFF: Howard Schultz SLAMS Democrats, Says US ‘Can’t Afford’ Socialist Programs

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.29.19

Former Starbucks CEO and potential 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz slammed the Democratic Party Tuesday; saying the US simply “can’t afford” to implement “Medicare for All” and “free college” across the country.

Schultz was speaking with the hosts of The View when he said it would be “disingenuous” for him to run as a Democrat because he would need to embrace massive federal entitlement programs.

“I would have to be disingenuous if I ran as a Democrat because in order to run as a Democrat today you have to fall in-line with free Medicare for everybody, free college for everybody, and a free job for everybody,” said Schultz.

“That totals about $40 trillion… We can’t afford to do it ‘free,'” he added.

COFFEE CHAOS: President Trump Says Former Starbucks CEO ‘Doesn’t Have the Guts’ to Run in 2020

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.28.19

President Trump unloaded on former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Monday morning; saying the left-wing business executive doesn’t have the “guts” to run for the White House in 2020.

“Howard Schultz doesn’t have the ‘guts’ to run for President! Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the ‘smartest person.’ Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!” tweeted the Commander-in-Chief.

Trump’s comments come hours after the Starbucks CEO told reporters he was actively considering a third-party run for the White House; saying “both parties are consistently not doing what’s necessary on behalf of the American people.”

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