Thursday, December 06 2018

Michael Bloomberg’s Potential 2020 Run Worries Bloomberg News Reporters

Written by Aryssa Damron

Bloomberg News reporters are worrying for their future should the billionaire owner of Bloomberg L.P. run for president in 2020.

Michael Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of the mass media and financial services company, one division of which is a top international news network.

"A lot of people are confused and don't really know what to expect in the next two years," a Bloomberg News staff member told Buzzfeed News.

Another staff member described the environment within the organization as "semi- but not acutely anxious."

In an interview with Radio Iowa this week, Bloomberg said that he would likely step back from his company if he ran, and ultimately put it into a blind trust or sell it if he won the presidency. Bloomberg, who is 76-years-old, says he would prefer to sell it.

Read more at Washington Free Beacon

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