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Michael Bloomberg “The View” Video: Donald Trump Won With “Help From Russians” – WATCH

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By Shari Weiss |

Michael Bloomberg The View

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Michael Bloomberg said on Wednesday’s “The View” that Donald Trump won with “help from the Russians,” but it’s unclear if he was joking. Watch the video below.

The former mayor of New York appeared on the ABC talk show to discuss climate change and its effects on jobs. But he also spent a significant portion of the interview talking about Trump. He did not vote for the fellow mogul, but now wants to see him succeed.

“Let’s just all hope Donald Trump is a good president of the United States. We need this country to be run well,” Bloomberg said, stressing, “We have to make it work. You have an election. When someone wins, we have to get behind them.”

He supports the so-called “resistance” movement and the desire to find a suitable opponent for 2020, but also argued that the election results must be respected. “In the end, we’re a democracy. The public has spoken, whether you like the results or not. And other than with a little help from the Russians, he was elected,” Bloomberg said.

While the aside about the Russians garnered laughs, it was unclear if the former politician really believes Russian hackers meddled in the presidential election or if it’s “fake news,” as the commander-in-chief himself would call it. He noted that Trump “had a message” that gave him “free advertising” and appealed to many people. But as for the president’s “Make America Great Again” slogan, the billionaire said, “I don’t know what the ‘again’ means. We’re better today that we’ve ever been.”

Bloomberg expressed confidence that the United States will still meet its goals for the Paris Accord, despite Trump pulling out of the agreement. “The important thing is not what Donald Trump does. What’s important is what we all do,” he insisted, later saying, “We have to keep working and not give up.”

As for whether he might be a candidate in a few years, Bloomberg swore, “The only presidency I’m thinking about running about is my block association. Been there, done that.” Check out the video below.

 


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