Listen: Michael Bloomberg takes steps to join 2020 presidential race
"Our twenty twenty league today after knocking down rumors that he would enter the presidential race all signs now point and Michael Bloomberg running for president? The former New York City mayor is expected to file paperwork to get on the primary ballot for Alabama's primary and as C. N. N.'s signs now reports Bloomberg's late entry into the race race could mean trouble for front runner. Joe Biden all right. Where do I sign? Both Joe Biden filing papers placing his name on New Hampshire's his primary ballot as he faces the threat of a new challenger Michael Bloomberg taking steps to make a late entry into the twenty twenty race but Biden and saying he's not worried. Welcome in the race. Michaels a solid guy. Unless you were goes I have. No no problem can get enraged Bloomberg seen seen in New York City this morning not answering questions as his team was set filed a primary paperwork in Alabama. Whose deadline is today? The former New New York City mayor originally ruled out twenty twenty bid in March as he saw a narrow path to victory with Biden and the race to choose as recently as September Bloomberg said. He was comfortable with his decision. When you look at the layout of WHO's GonNa vote and where the country is? I would be very unlikely to get reelected in fact Bloomberg with among the lower pulling candidates in early surveys a CNN national poll last December showed him registering at just two percent and recent polling has shown the overwhelming majority of potential democratic. Voters are satisfied with their options in the current field smaller group but now advisers to Bloomberg say a he's concerned. The current crop Democratic candidates is not well positioned to beat president trump. His potential rivals firing back Bernie Sanders tweeting. The billionaire class is scared and they should be scared. It's not enough just to have somebody anybody. And so the by the selection it for years the billionaire Bloomberg was a registered Republican later becoming an independent before registering as a Democrat last year. He's poured millions into progressive causes like combat climate. Change and gun control. We've got to send a message to elected. Officials vote for commonsense gun laws or or we will throw you out enough as Bloomberg gets closer to jumping into the twenty twenty race. President trump predicts a bloomberg candidacy will fail. We will not do very well and if he did I'd be happy there is nobody. I'd rather run against now Michael Bloomberg decides to get into the race. It's highly unlikely that he would make that next debate in two weeks the filing deadline to qualify for that just a few days away and even the summer debate could be"