Billionaire Michael Bloomberg might enter race for the White House after all

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg might enter race for the White House after all

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 presidential campaign.

Mr Bloomberg announced earlier this year that he would not seek the Democratic nomination.

But in a statement, his political adviser Howard Wolfson said Mr Bloomberg is worried that the current crop of Democratic presidential candidates is “not well positioned” to defeat President Donald Trump.

The presidential election will be contested in November 2020 while the Democratic Party is currently going through the process its challenger to Mr Trump.

More in this Section

Turkey tries to shed light on death of Briton who is believed to have fell from heightTurkey tries to shed light on death of Briton who is believed to have fell from height

Over 200 elephants die in Zimbabwe drought, says parks agencyOver 200 elephants die in Zimbabwe drought, says parks agency

Cocaine found wrapped in blocks of frozen meat in lorry at UK portCocaine found wrapped in blocks of frozen meat in lorry at UK port

Turkey must consider ‘foul play’ in probe into Briton’s death, says AmnestyTurkey must consider ‘foul play’ in probe into Briton’s death, says Amnesty


Lifestyle

The Cosmetify Index reveals the cosmetics companies that are generating the most buzz online – and Dubai-based Huda Kattan has the top spot.Huda Beauty tops the 10 ‘most popular’ beauty brands this year

Read the script of Kya deLongchamps’ kitchen-sink drama to set the scene to make an informed choice when selecting this home essentialTake the plunge: Read this checklist before you splash out on your new kitchen sink

WHAT do aerospace engineering and baking have in common? A lot, says scientist and Bake-Off finalist Andrew Smyth, one of the presenters of the family show Baking in Space.The Shape I'm In: Andrew Smyth - Bake-Off finalist

It would be foolish to discount all evergreen plants when seeking autumn variety, says Peter Dowdall.Showing their true colours: Don't discount all evergreen plants when seeking autumn variety

More From The Irish Examiner