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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:26 AM

 

Would Bernie accept financial help from Bloomberg if Bernie becomes

our nominee?

That is a real worry. Maybe Bloomberg's money could all go to help Democrats down-ticket. I would hate to see it going to waste.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Michael Bloomberg

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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:30 AM

1. Big money usually comes with interest that must be paid.

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Response to CentralMass (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:36 AM

4. Shadow group provides Sanders super PAC support he scorns

 

Our Revolution has taken in nearly $1 million from donors who gave more than the limits and whose identities it hasnít fully disclosed, according to tax filings for 2016, 2017 and 2018. Much of it came from those who contributed six-figure sums.

It wonít have to publicly reveal its 2019 fundraising until after this yearís presidential election. And money it raises between now and then wonít have to be disclosed until the following year.


https://apnews.com/345bbd1af529cfb1e41305fa3ab1e604
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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:32 AM

2. If Bloomberg becomes president, why would he give BS financial help?

 

Do you mean for the 2024 BS senatorial campaign?

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Elizabeth Warren

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:35 AM

3. No - if BERNIE was the nominee

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Michael Bloomberg

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Response to patricia92243 (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:42 AM

6. The OP headline is clearer now. N/T

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:38 AM

5. I had not thought of that...

 

... a very good question. It requires some thought, but the first answer that came into my mind was... Yes, he would accept the money. Bernie would change, anyway, and say "big money" was needed due to the circumstances (which is a fact and they way most candidates handle the issue now).

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Pete Buttigieg

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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 05:50 AM

7. Like any other citizen, Bloomberg maxes out at $2800. N/T

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Elizabeth Warren

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:57 AM

11. Bloomberg LP?

 

Name Office Total Contributions
Buttigieg, Pete (D) Pres $17,642
Warner, Mark (D-VA) Senate $16,600
Sanders, Bernie (D-VT) Senate $15,016
Warren, Elizabeth (D-MA) Senate $13,627
Shaheen, Jeanne (D-NH) Senate $11,501
Harris, Kamala (D-CA) Senate $10,795
Yang, Andrew (D) Pres $9,880
Kennedy, Joe III (D-MA) House $9,310
Gillibrand, Kirsten (D-NY) Senate $8,110
Biden, Joe (D) Pres $7,129
...



I think they would find a way.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Amy Klobuchar

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Response to jmg257 (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 01:02 PM

14. Those contributions are from people employed by Bloomberg LP.

 



NOTE: The organization itself did not donate, rather the money came from the organization's individual members or employees or owners, and those individuals' immediate family members. Organizations themselves cannot contribute to candidates and party committees. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.


https://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/summary.php?id=D000031992

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #14)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 01:18 PM

15. Ah - thank you so much for that info! nt

 

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Amy Klobuchar

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 08:21 AM

12. Like any other citizen (or corporation), Bloomberg can spend as much as he wants helping Bernie win,

 

as long as he does not "coordinate" with the campaign.

Though I'm not sure how they manage things like this...

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212986571

I guess the funds go to a PAC and not directly to Trump's campaign...?
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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:04 AM

8. I was wondering this myself.

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 06:21 AM

9. Horrors! All that dirty money? What about perfect purity*?

 

(*except for the Our Revolution superpac)
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Response to patricia92243 (Original post)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:07 AM

10. Last night, either on CNN or MSNBC, someone said live or in a clip

 

that Sanders wouldn't take a dime from Bloomberg.

This is stupid beyond belief, because if he's the nominee, he can kiss Arizona and half a dozen other purples states goodbye, and we'll have four more years of Martha McSally and Donald Trump. Unless he accepts help from Bloomberg.

I'm getting fed the hell up with Bernie and his supporters. (I supported him in the 2016 primaries.)

Based on his NH speeches I thought he was vowing solidarity, but the past 24 hours show otherwise.

The Culinary union attacks are a screw up that is almost beyond comprehension. What are his people thinking??

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 14, 2020, 08:30 AM

13. I saw an interview with Bernie either Wed morning where he said...

 

...that he would NOT refuse Bloomberg's help. It was either CNN or MSNBC.
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