Bloomberg vows to spend $100 million to defeat Trump in battleground state Florida, Internet says 'Thank you'

Bloomberg vows to spend $100 million to defeat Trump in battleground state Florida, Internet says 'Thank you'
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Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg, who is also a billionaire, announced on Sunday, September 13, that he was ready to spend as much as $100 million to defeat President Donald Trump in Florida — which the latter must win to bag the election in his favor this coming November. 

The announcement came after a recent Marist Poll indicated a tightening of the race between Trump and Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden in the polls. People in Florida start voting by mail by the end of this month. Advisers for Bloomberg believe that his money may help tip the state in favor of Biden over Trump's chances to win the Electoral College. 

"Battleground states will decide this election," said a Bloomberg press release, released after a Washington Post article first reported the news on his behalf. "Mike's substantial investment in Florida will allow Democrats and the Biden campaign to invest heavily in other key states like Pennsylvania, which will be critical to a Democratic victory. And, this will force Republicans and the Trump campaign to shift even more of their limited resources to Florida."

People on social media started reacting to this as soon as the news hit Twitter. "You guys know how critical Florida is in this election? Trump can't win WITHOUT it. And Mike Bloomberg is pouring $100M into Florida to help Joe Biden win there. BOOMITY," one user tweeted. Another commented, "BREAKING: Michael Bloomberg is set to spend $100 million in Florida to help Biden defeat Trump. That's huge! We all owe @MikeBloomberg a big 'THANK YOU!'"

A third social media user went on to share his thoughts on Trump: "Moron @realDonaldTrump You blew all your campaign money on legal fees @MikeBloomberg is putting his money where his mouth is."






"Gotta get more Hispanic, specifically the Cuban American, voters. Hope there is a solid game plan. With 100 million damage could be done to trump. Thanks, Mike Bloomberg," a user said. Another social media remarked, "This historic investment in our state proves just how important this election is. In November we can finally end Trump’s disgraceful presidency and heal our nation."




Trump and Bloomberg have been attacking each other since February. After the announcement, Trump tweeted, "In the highly competitive world of high tech, how come nobody has ever challenged Mini Mike Bloomberg and his very average, & supposedly outdated 'stuff' that he sells to so many? Did he use his position as Mayor of New York to create what is now a monopoly? Just askin'?"

In February, he tweeted, ''Mini Mike is now negotiating both to get on the Democrat Primary debate stage, and to have the right to stand on boxes, or a lift, during the debates. This is sometimes done, but really not fair!" He claimed the former mayor wants a box to stand on during a Democratic presidential debate. Bloomberg had hit back saying, "I stand twice as tall as he does on the stage, the stage that matters."




In August, he made a jibe at Bloomberg by writing, "After the worst debate performance in the history of politics, Michael Bloomberg, commonly known as Mini Mike, is trying to make a comeback by begging the Democrats for relevance. They treated him like a dog - and always will. Before politics, he said GREAT things about me!”


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