"I can't think of anything that is a more quintessential expression of our democracy than providing the American people with a choice that doesn't have to be binary between the Republican and the Democrat", Schultz said.
Throughout the interview, Schultz took direct shots at President Donald Trump - saying "this president is not qualified to be the president" - but also at the Democratic party, even though he is a lifelong Democrat.
"I've become bored with President Trump and his tweets", Schultz responded.
I'm a New Yorker, and New Yorkers know a con when we see one!
Taking opposition to Schultz one step further, a host of prominent left-wing activists in the anti-Trump #Resistance crowd proposed to boycott the coffeehouse chain to coerce Shultz, who is still its largest shareholder, into dropping his bid.
Several Democratic leaders pointed out that a Schultz campaign could help re-elect President Donald Trump by siphoning votes away from the Democratic candidate.
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An unexpected rise in USA crude inventories reported the day before eclipsed possible US sanctions on the Venezuelan oil sector. Analysts said tough United States penalties on Venezuela's oil industry would be bullish for prices.
"In 2020, the great likelihood is that an independent would just split the anti-Trump vote and end up re-electing the President", Bloomberg wrote. He said Americans are exhausted of the current system and looking for a better choice.
Schultz grew up in a working class neighborhood in New York City, but made his fortune when he moved to the northwestern state of Washington in the 1980s and built Starbucks into a global coffee shop behemoth.
Julian Castro, a former top US housing official who launched a bid for the Democratic nomination earlier this month, toldCNN that he was anxious an independent run by Schultz "would provide Donald Trump with his best hope of getting re-elected".
Bloomberg is right in line with the Democratic Party on some issues, such as gun control, as evidenced by his co-founding of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which later merged with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America to form Everytown for Gun Safety.
"I wanna see the American people win". It's more than just sniping at a prospective opponent; word that he might invest in an independent run has many of them clearly anxious about how he'd split votes in a general election...Original Source. "Bring me your ideas".
Michael Bloomberg, another billionaire who previously considered an independent bid, released a statement criticising Mr Schultz's decision without specifically naming him.
He's also unable to read the room in another significant way: The reason Schultz is running as an independent is because he thinks the Dems have "shifted so far to the left" because they believe in insane, anti-corporate ideas such as free college, universal health care, and guaranteed jobs. After stepping down as the CEO of the chain in June a year ago, Shultz remains the owner of some 33 million shares of Starbucks directly and another 1.7 million shares indirectly.
He described the business environment as "complicated" but stressed that Huawei's consumer business was seeing good growth. It also boasts "super high" computing capacity, Huawei said, with a 2.5-fold increase over previous chips.
Last week, a small Venezuelan national guard unit stole a stockpile of weapons in what it said was an attempt to oust Maduro. So far, Canada and several European countries have heeded the United States' call.
The NFL has yet to formally address the play, which is upsetting to players and fans of the club. "Commissioner Goodell. We all realize that football is an imperfect game, played, coached and officiated by imperfect people", Watson said .
It was Woods' first PGA Tour event of the year and first official tournament since winning the Tour Championship in September. Justin Rose matched a 36-hole tournament record to take a three-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
The phones arrive with the expected Infinity-O screen that debuted with the Galaxy A8s , which has holes for the front camera . Samsung's Galaxy S10 phones will ship in different versions when it comes to RAM , from 6GB all the way up to 12GB of RAM .
Brady was ultimately suspended four games in 2016 for his role in a case that climbed all the way to a USA federal appeals court. In this interview with NFL Draft Diamonds , he was asked what prompted him to delve into the Brady project.
It appears Facebook ignored warnings from its own employees that it was bamboozling children, Reveal reports. An internal study showed children had spent $3.6 million on games between October 2010 and January 2011.
The White House and Democratic lawmakers have been accusing one another of pettiness since Pelosi raised doubts about the speech. Still, North Carolina's House speaker, Tim Moore, invited Trump to deliver the speech in the North Carolina House chamber.
After the Prime Minister's overwhelming defeat on her deal a couple of weeks ago, some MPs are calling for a softer style Brexit. Jeremy Corbyn has been careful not to commit Labour to officially back such a poll, though.
Either way, check out footage from Gaga and Cooper's performance below, courtesy of Garret Gagnon and Gaga Daily . The duo performed Shallow from their film A Star Is Born during Gaga's Enigma residency show on Saturday night.
Former Trump adviser Roger Stone says he'll plead not guilty
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Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge; opposition cries foul
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