"And when people look at the White House and they see this multi-millionaire (President Donald Trump), including, by the way, independents, moderate Republicans, and how now he's messing up so many things, I don't think they say, 'Oh, we need someone richer.' I don't think that, Jake. I think you have to earn votes and not buy them, "Klobuchar told CNN's Jake Tapper on State of the Union," adding to the lukewarm reception given in recent days to the billionaire politician by members of the crowded field of candidates.
Klobuchar said Sunday that he welcomes the former mayor into the contest, noting that he has done "incredible work" on gun safety and environmental issues. But the Minnesota Democrat also told Tapper that she doesn't think Bloomberg can "just waltz in" and say, "I'm good enough to be president" and that "the other people aren't good enough."
Wolfson did not respond to CNN's request for comment on Sunday about Klobuchar's remarks.
'You ain't gonna buy this election'
"You're not going to get elected president by avoiding Iowa, by avoiding New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. You're not going to buy this election by spending millions of dollars on media in California. Those days are gone, "said Sanders, whose proposed tax plans on wealthy would significantly reduce the number of billionaires in the country.
"Anyone's welcome, that's what democracy is about," the The Massachusetts Democrat said at a campaign town hall on Saturday in Goose Creek, South Carolina, when asked about Bloomberg Filing.