US election 2020: Trump taunts ‘little’ Bloomberg to problem him

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Media caption‘Little Michael’ Bloomberg will harm Biden – Trump

US President Donald Trump has taunted former New York Metropolis Mayor Michael Bloomberg amid studies that he’s prepared to leap into the White Home race.

Talking to reporters, Mr Trump mentioned of the billionaire businessman: “There’s no one I would fairly run in opposition to than little Michael.”

Mr Bloomberg is predicted to file paperwork for the presidential major in Alabama on Friday.

However advisers say he has not but made his closing choice.

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Michael Bloomberg has highlighted local weather change as a key problem

The 77-year-old had mentioned solely in March this yr that he wouldn’t run for president, reportedly due to the perceived dominance of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden.

However he’s understood to have lately voiced scepticism that any of the present Democratic subject may beat Mr Trump within the election a yr from now.

On Friday, Mr Trump mentioned Mr Bloomberg “would not have the magic” to make it to the White Home.

He continued: “He isn’t going to do effectively, however I believe he’ll harm Biden really.”

Mr Bloomberg has twice earlier than thought-about operating for the White Home as an unbiased candidate, in 2008 and 2016.