Murdoch: Bloomberg Should Join Prez Race Since Trump Is Gaining Traction

Rupert Murdoch attends the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Rupert Murdoch suggested on Sunday night that he would like an alternative billionaire to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, urging former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to throw his hat into the ring.

Since Trump decided to launch a presidential bid, Murdoch has criticized the real estate mogul both in private and on Twitter. Yet after publicly questioning Trump’s presidential campaign in July, the conservative media magnate made peace with Trump. Murdoch called Trump earlier in August following reports that he was critical of the presidential candidate.


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