Billionaire and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg filed official paperwork to run for president within the 2020 Democratic main.
It’s a key procedural transfer and never a declaration that he’s certainly operating.
A spokesman for Bloomberg later defined that his submitting within the main state of Alabama began a 15-day course of to file with the FEC. “This isn’t an announcement and never a sign of a call,” the aide added.
It is Bloomberg’s newest maneuver towards a probable run for president. He has additionally filed to compete in numerous different primaries together with Alabama and Texas. His aides have mentioned that if he runs he might be specializing in Tremendous Tuesday states and bypassing the early primaries, comparable to Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.
The enterprise titan, who has a net-worth of simply over $55 billion, has been in energetic discussions with his allies for months about possibly entering the election after declaring in March that he would not be a contender.