NYC Mayor De Blasio announces 2020 presidential run
Bill De Blasio becomes 23rd Democrat to join a race; greeting and research from SteynOnline.com’s Mark Steyn.
President Trump and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio traded barbs in dueling videos Thursday after a magnanimous mayor announced he was using for boss — and told his associate New Yorker: “We’re entrance for you.”
De Blasio, who has taken steady shots during Trump before, launched another storm in his debate proclamation video, where he called Trump a “bully.”
BILL DE BLASIO ANNOUNCE 2020 WHITE HOUSE RUN, JOINING CROWDED FIELD
“Don’t behind down in a face of a bully, confront him, take him on,” he said.
Trump responded with a video from Air Force One, in that he called de Blasio “the misfortune mayor in a story of New York City” and “the misfortune mayor in a United States.” He also likely that de Blasio’s White House dream will “never happen.”
“If we like high taxes and if we like crime, we can opinion for him. But many people aren’t into that, so, we wish him fitness — though really, you’d be improved off if we get behind to New York City and did your pursuit for a small time we have left,” he said. “Good luck, do well.”
De Blasio responded a few hours after with an apparent try to impersonate Trump’s robe of giving his domestic opponents a nickname.
“Hey, Con Don we saw your video and male we looked unequivocally low energy. And we were removing your contribution wrong ’cause crime indeed has left down in New York City 5 years in a row, and a economy is booming, we have a many jobs we’ve ever had in a history. So we apparently aren’t removing your contribution straight, and we unequivocally consider we improved rest adult since you’re going to need it for a choosing ahead,” he said.
“We’re entrance for you,” he added.
De Blasio is a 23rd Democrat to enter a packaged field and faces a high stand to secure a nomination. He would need to poke out heavyweights like former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.
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De Blasio’s intensity candidacy has generated small unrestrained from hometown electorate so far. A new Quinnipiac University check found 76 percent of New York City electorate pronounced they believed de Blasio shouldn’t run.
De Blasio has already visited early-voting states, including Iowa and New Hampshire. On Friday, he was in Iowa again before roving to South Carolina on Saturday
Fox News’ Tamara Gitt and Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.