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Billionaires for Bloomberg: Warren Buffett Says He Would Support Mike Bloomberg for President

"If Mike Bloomberg announced tomorrow that he was a candidate, I would say I’m for him. I think he would be a very good president," Buffett said.

By NTK Staff | 02.25.2019 @11:59am

Billionaire Warren Buffett said that he would support fellow billionaire and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is he decided to run for president in 2020 during an interview on CNBC on Monday.

CNBC’s Becky Quick asked Buffett what he thought about Bloomberg potentially running for president in 2020, along with former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

“If Mike Bloomberg announced tomorrow that he was a candidate, I would say I’m for him. I think he would be a very good president,” Buffett said.

Buffett added that he thinks Bloomberg has the right goals for America and that he understands the economy.

As for Schultz, Buffett was less enthusiastic, saying that he thinks if Schultz’s runs for president, he would take votes away from the Democratic Party’s nominee.

“I think it would be a real mistake for him to run,” Buffett said.

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