Listen: Elizabeth Warren on Bloomberg entering presidential primary
"I up today. Billionaire are in chief. Michael Bloomberg might be eyeing the White House. He's the eighth richest man in the world. which would make him? The richest person ever to run for. President is this is wealth more of a hindrance than help and his pitch for the presidency. Here's Andrew with the story. Twenty twenty election Looks like it may be getting a shakeup. We're GONNA see. NBC News Michael Bloomberg. The billionaire former mayor of New York is preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary he would need to file an Alabama today to get on the primary ballot. That's why this news has broken the way it has sources telling you. NBC that he hasn't decided whether he's GonNa run formerly that's important part to know. But he's filing in Alabama to keep those options open top advisor to Bloomberg saying the former mayor believes president trump represents an unprecedented threat to our nation and he's concerned that the current field. The Democrats is important to understand is not well positioned to defeat him in twenty twenty after the news broke. NBC's Harrismith caught up with Senator Elizabeth Warren and events in Raleigh. And here's what she had to say about Mayor Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg says. I'm going to run for president. That's up to Michael Bloomberg. But here's the deal. I think what we ought to do is be building a grassroots movement to make real change in this country. I don't think that democracy should be the about people coming in and buying elections. I think what it ought to be about. This is pointed Michael Bloomberg pointed at everybody who thinks the way to run this. Democracy is through the billionaires the corporate executives the packs. It's about how we think democracy works because we've got a problem in this country and that is it is a democracy. That's working great for those. At the top it's democracy that's working great for the corporate executives it's a democracy. That's working great for for the giant multinational corporations. It's not working for much of anybody else. And when you've got a government a democracy that's working great for those at the top up and not for much of any one else that's corruption is corruption pure and simple and we got a chance in twenty twenty to turn that around we. We got a chance to say we're going to build this one from the ground up we're going to build a movement across this country and we're going to say to all the billionaires you get a vote but you only get one vote and here's the bottomline. There's a whole lot more of us than there is a"