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Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg jumps officially in the 2020 race and don’t waste time to go after President Trump; reaction and analysis on ‘the Five.’
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday that President Trump “accepted” the scourge of armed violence that has plagued the United States in the last few decades, as he rolled out his own gun-control platform.
Speaking during a campaign stop in Aurora, Colo., there, where the re-entered the democratic presidential candidate met with survivors of armed violence, only a block away from the theater where a gunman killed 12 people in 2012, Bloomberg sharply criticized trump for the failure to curb gun violence in the country, while touting his presidential campaign to new gun control policy.
“Donald Trump, this seems to accept violence and pain,” Bloomberg said. “My God, it must be something we can do.”
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To find Bloomberg, who recently announced his campaign for the 2020 presidential bid, calls for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun buyers and a new position in the White house, gun violence prevention to coordinate.
“I have all-in the fight against gun violence since 15 years, and I’m just getting started,” Bloomberg said. “As President, I will work to end the gun violence epidemic once and for all.”
Gun violence has been shown to rapidly, as a Central theme for his presidential candidacy for his political and social commitment, for much of the last decade was.
Bloomberg is known for gun control advocates in Colorado and across the country, where he funneled tens of millions of dollars from his private assets, to help like-minded candidates, while the creation and support of gun-control groups such as mayors Against Illegal guns and Moms Demand Action.
The 77-year-old New Yorker outlined his plan to combat gun violence, in front of an invitation only audience in the shadow of the movie theater in Aurora, where 12 people were killed and nearly 60 others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside in 2012. The speaking lineup included Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan, whose son was killed in the attack.
The policy Bloomberg outlined Thursday largely correspond to those he fought for on a state and Federal level in recent years, but it is the first time that he published his special recipe for gun-violence as a presidential candidate.
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“Mike treat’s plan, the gun violence crisis as a genuine national emergency,” a policy proposal released by his campaign said. “Mike white, the Second Amendment right to self-defense goes hand-in-hand with a strong, common sense gun laws mind, and his platform is in line with the country’s hunting and shooting sports traditions.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.