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Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Steve Bullock joins Dana Perino for an exclusive interview on ‘Fox News Sunday.’
As Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to qualify for the September democratic debate, he had strong criticism for the party rules allowed, the billionaire Tom Steyer deep pockets, to inch closer to the debate stage.fighting
Bullock said that, while the Democratic National Committee, the effect of the rules are well-intentioned, is problematic.
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“The idea that you have to spend $10 million to get on a debate stage, I don’t think it’s really good for democracy,” he told host Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” Steyer quickly the donors have achieved the requirements for the qualification for the debate, and at least 2 percent must be reached in only a survey of the four required to secure his place. Bullock said he recently to the 2-percent mark in two polls.
Bullock said that while Steyer progress is not the result of anonymous “dark money” – contributions that his approach goes against what she thinks Bullock, the election campaign should be.
“It’s open money, but we should actually talk to voters; not money, just tried to said individual donors,” he said.
This agreed with bullock’s criticism of the philanthropist and hedge-Fund manager, Steyer made a statement last week.
“We are kidding ourselves if we call for a 10-million-Dollar purchase of 130,000 donors a demonstration of the basic support,” Bullock said on Tuesday. “It is not in the service of the candidate, and the help of the voters who actually decide is not sure of this choice.”
As the democratic Governor of the state, President Trump won in 2016, Bullock sees himself as able to win swing States, where his Democratic opponent, lean further to the left could encounter problems.
“People want to ensure that we win again, places we lost,” Bullock said, referring to Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, valuable States that President Trump narrowly won in 2016.
“If we really want to ensure that we can be competitive in red States, it could help someone to have the actually won in a red or purple state to the top of the vote, and I am.
When asked if, as a moderate, he was able to traction should win, former Vice-President, Joe Biden, somehow, at the end of the race, he said, “certainly the case”, then took a jab at the more progressive wing of the party.
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“The word progressive, in essence, that is progress,” said Bullock. “I’ve actually been able to make progress on health care, affordable college … joined the dark money out of our elections,” boasted he.
“I see myself as a kind, in the actual-get stuff done-that-matters-to-people’s-lives’ lane. I think this is what we, as Democrats, need to focus on.”
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Despite his early campaign battles, Bullock is focused on his goal of winning the presidency and has no intention of running for the Senate as an alternative.
“I will do everything I can to get that we can name, from Montana elected,” he said. “It will not be me.”