"I don't affiliate myself with the Democratic party, who's so far left they basically want the government to take over health care, which we can not afford, the government to give free college to everybody, and the government to give everyone a job, which basically is $40 trillion on a balance sheet of $21 and a half trillion", Schultz said.
Howard Schultz, the billionaire former Starbucks CEO, speaks at a book event on January 28, 2019, in New York City.
Trump seems to agree with Dean's assessment, and taunted Schultz on Twitter Monday in what he reportedly admitted was an attempt to encourage him to run.
While discussing Warren's tax proposals on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Schultz agreed that he considered Warren a "serious person" before offering the story. "Go back to being ratioed on Twitter!"
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As Smerconish noted the pragmatic merits of having a business leader getting involved in politics, he condemned the backlash Schultz is facing from those who fear he'll just make President Donald Trump's re-election easier.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said he was skeptical about the viability of a Schultz candidacy and whom it may help in the 2020 election. While Schultz offered a broad vision for the nation, he provided no specifics on policy and told the crowd, "All I'm trying to do is ask the question, 'What kind of country do we want to live in and aren't we better than this?'" "I'm really pro-life", said McCain.
Yes, Mr. Schultz, people who don't want to have to worry about going into medical debt are definitely coming for the coffee industry next.
"I think he's being realistic". 'Go back to Davos with the rest of the billionaire elite who think they know how to run the world, ' the heckler added, before being pulled aside by security. Yet Democrats concede that they had few tools to dissuade Schultz from launching an independent campaign - as he told CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday he was considering - though many were skeptical that he would actually follow through. But it also carries substantial risks: A notoriously awkward format, State of the Union responses have been more memorable in recent years for the memes they have produced than persuasive oratory.
Some wondered who Schultz's voters would be, as most of the country is moving rapidly toward the poles of political opinion, not towards consensus.