Messenger: Michael Bloomberg

Candidate: Michael Bloomberg

Contest: President

Affiliation: D

Date delivered: Feb. 24, 2020

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: positive

About the message:

This mailer from Democrat Michael Bloomberg emphasizes the need for action on climate, claiming that actions by the Trump administration are "destroying public lands." It is true that GOP President Donald Trump is allowing more oil and gas development on public lands, but he also signed a major expansion of wilderness areas in 2019.

About the messenger:

Michael Bloomberg is a former New York City mayor who made billiosn through a career in financial services, including Bloomberg News Service.

The messenger's money:

Bloomberg says he will self-finance his campaign, and not take contributions from others.