Biden shrugs off Bloomberg's potential bid

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Biden shrugs off Bloomberg's potential bid

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CONCORD, N.H. — Former Vice President Joe Biden welcomed businessman Michael Bloomberg probably jumping into the Democratic main, dismissing the notion that it's a reflection of his performance in the race.

“When it comes to he’s operating because of me, the final polls I checked out, I’m fairly far forward,” Biden advised reporters. “If I’m not mistaken, I’m doing fairly nicely both relative to Trump and relative to all of the individuals operating in the Democratic main."

Bloomberg is taking steps to enter the first because of his considerations that none of the current Democratic hopefuls can beat President Donald Trump. His nearly bottomless checking account might dramatically reshape the race, although no one is aware of but exactly how.

"With regard to Michael Bloomberg, I welcome him within the race," Biden stated. "Michael is a strong man and let's examine the place it goes. I haven't any, no drawback with him stepping into the race."

Flanked by his spouse and well-liked former Gov. John Lynch, Biden was here to file paperwork so as to add his identify on the poll. The hallways of the statehouse have been jammed together with his supporters, together with dozens of firefighters and the president of the International Association of Hearth Fighters.

Bloomberg additionally has longtime connections within the state after funding a number of Democratic initiatives through the years. But Biden has campaigned right here for many years.

Biden confirmed that he has spoken with Bloomberg but would not elaborate.

“I’ve spoken to Michael quite a bit It’d be inappropriate for me to inform you about any personal conversations we’ve had," Biden stated.


Article originally revealed on POLITICO Magazine