Michael Bloomberg May Qualify For Debate Under New DNC Rules

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The revelation appeared to prompt Trump to target Bloomberg on Twitter, accusing him of using his vast fortune to pay for attack ads and claiming he was "getting the DNC to rig the election" against Bernie Sanders. Booker and Castro even sent a letter to the DNC, signed by every candidate who was in the January debate (Biden, Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, Yang, and Steyer) which decried the DNC for reducing the debate stage to one that did not accurately reflect the country.

Under Mike Bloomberg's newly unveiled tax plan, the billionaire and former NY mayor would likely see his own bill increase - though not by as much as it would under the more extreme tax plans of his liberal opponents.

Current and former Democratic presidential contenders on Friday criticized the Democratic National Committee for changing debate qualification requirements in a way that favored former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg contributed more than $200 million U.S. of his own money to his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination as of the end of 2019, according to disclosures his campaign filed on Friday with the Federal Election Commission.

Earlier in the day, Fox News released a segment of the interview, in which Hannity asked Trump for his perspective on Michael Bloomberg, who is also seeking the Democratic nomination.

Rival campaigns have complained for weeks that Bloomberg has been fending off scrutiny as he spreads his private fortune throughout Super Tuesday states, a part of his ordinary marketing campaign this is skipping the primary 4 states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and SC. In total, the Bloomberg campaign had spent $188 million by the end of December.

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The DNC said Friday that candidates have three paths to the Nevada debate stage.

Mini Mike is part of the Fake News. Bloomberg donated more than $100,000 to the DNC just days before he entered the race; candidates typically make such contributions to get access to the party's national voter database. "This change is clearly tailor made to deliver him to the debate stage".

In response to the rules change, Booker's former campaign manager Addisu Demissie sent out a tweet with a GIF of Justin Timberlake looking incredulous.

But Bloomberg also personally responded to Trump's comment on Sunday. "But I'm trying to do organizing, so that's what I'm doing", said Susan Newcomer, the chair of the Democratic Party in Grand County.

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