Source: The Last Resistance, by Onan Coca
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered his advisers to “draw up plans” for an independent presidential run thanks to continued strength of Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders, The New York Times reported Saturday.
According to the Times, Bloomberg is now seriously considering a run in a way he hasn’t before, thanks to chaotic nomination races that threaten to overthrow the establishment candidates of both major parties. Bloomberg has reportedly told his allies that if Trump or Sen. Ted Cruz manage to win the Republican nomination, while Sanders upsets former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, he is likely to run. If he does, the Times says he is willing to spend up to $1 billion of his vast $40 billion fortune to finance the campaign.
The Times says Bloomberg has set a personal deadline of early March to decide whether…
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