WASHINGTON - Stacey Abrams, a rising star from Georgia who narrowly lost a race for governor there past year, will deliver the Democrats' official response to President Trump's State of the Union address next week. "How can you possibly not believe it".
Schultz stepped down as chairman and CEO of Starbucks a year ago, and said at the time that he was exploring what he could do to best serve America.
Simon blasted Harris as 'a shrill (see the Kavanaugh hearings) quasi-socialist promising pie in the sky - Medicare-for-all, debt-free college, guaranteed pre-K, minimum basic income, confiscatory taxes - and she's just getting started'.
Warren fired back at Schultz on Twitter. "What's "ridiculous" is billionaires who think they can buy the presidency to keep the system rigged for themselves while opportunity slips away for everyone else", the senator tweeted.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a former GOP presidential contender with an affinity for political combat, appeared to be relishing the controversy when asked about Democratic criticism of Schultz.
Since announcing his 2020 ambitions, Schultz has made clear his aversion to the kind of bold initiatives meant to improve the lives of working Americans that Warren and other progressives have championed.
"I think she believes in programs that will lead to a level of socialism in America", he continued.
"I would suggest to Mr. Schultz to truly think about the negative impact that that might make", Castro added.
Both billionaires have been infuriating the Democratic base - especially Schultz, whose suggestion of running as an independent raised the prospect of a third-party spoiler helping President Donald Trump win re-election. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren.
For Schultz, controversy has followed him around since he first indicated he was considering a presidential run as an independent. "So I want to do everything I can to restore a sense of financial security and a real belief in the promise of the country".
On Tuesday, Jeff Flake declined to take on Trump in the Republican primary and West Virginia Democrat Richard Ojeda dropped out of the race, but "the big news in the Democratic race isn't even coming from a Democrat right now", Noah said.
Schultz, who has been toying with the idea to run in 2020, said he is confident he can win as a centrist. "I'm certainly not going to do anything to put Donald Trump back in the oval office".