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Michael Bloomberg: President Trump Is An "Existential Threat" To Our Country, But "I Know How To Beat Him"


Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the newest Democratic candidate for president, used his first campaign rally to attack President Trump. In Norfolk, Virginia on Monday, Bloomberg said he's a problem solver who can rebuild America and beat the "existential threat" that is President Donald Trump.

"I'm committed to fight for gun safety. I’m committed to fight for stopping climate change, which is a disaster for us. I’m committed to doing things like, I was lucky enough to be able to help flip the House from Republican to Democratic control, so that the House provided some oversight of the President, which the Republican House before that had not done. I’m using my money to do things like turning Virginia from red to blue," Bloomberg said.

"I offer myself as a doer and a problem solver, not a talker,” Bloomberg said in announcing his candidacy, where he called Trump "an existential threat to our country and our values."

"I believe my unique set of experiences in business, government, and philanthropy will enable me to win and lead," he added.

"We have to do something about Donald Trump," Bloomberg told reporters. "I think I know how to beat him. I've beaten him a number of times before. I think I know what this country needs and that's what I'm going to focus on."

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