NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire U.S. presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg has extended his vast campaign staff, which now boasts a battalion of over 1,000 workers, his campaign said on Tuesday, giving him considerable force when he attempted to unseat Republican president Donald Trump.
PHOTO FILE: U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg offers reviews where he was honored by the Iron Hills Civic Association in Richmond County Country Club in Staten Island, New York, United States, May 04, 12 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/image file
The media is using its personal property to quickly build a national campaign since participating in the presidential race in November, several months after some Democratic rivals begin to campaign. He also swore to keep the campaign offices open in the states even if he was not a Democratic candidate.
His decision to ignore the earliest nomination competitions and the non-acceptance of external money meant that Bloomberg was not eligible to be on the stage of debate with Democrats on the third front of Feb. 3 in Iowa Caucus.
He would still be a big force like that contest hits 14 states that kept the third Super contest on Mar 03. Bloomberg has built an army of over 700 employees in 33 states, plus 300 working at its Manhattan headquarters, according to a statement from the campaign. He also blitzing the country with television and digital advertising.
Just over a week ago, Operation Bloomberg said it had 800 total membership staff….