Amy Klobuchar Announces Presidential Bid After Reports Of Abusive Workplace Behavior

Zero Hedge | 2/10/2019 | Staff
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Update: Bringing his TV producer instincts to bear, President Trump commented on some confusing optics surrounding Klobuchar's campaign announcement.

Well, it happened again. Amy Klobuchar announced that she is running for President, talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Bad timing. By the end of her speech she looked like a Snowman(woman)!

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On another note, Klobuchar plans to start her campaign in Wisconsin because, in a dig at Hillary Clinton, Klobuchar pointed out that "there wasn't a whole lot of campaigning in Wisconsin in 2016.

KLOBUCHAR to WISCONSIN and IOWA next weekend.

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Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has officially announced her campaign to seek the 2020 Democratic nomination on Sunday during a speech in Minneapolis's frigid Boom Island Park.

With her announcement, Klobuchar has become the fifth Senate Democrat to announce her presidential bid, joining Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Having served in the Senate since 2007, Klobuchar is reportedly hoping to establish herself as a bastion of centrism. She easily won re-election to a third term last year. Though her record in recent months has been more mixed, with the Senator focused on lower prescription drug prices (while being non-commital about Medicare for All), she supported Trump's farm bill and plans for increased election security. But also endorsed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's "Green New Deal."

And though it has been long expected, the rollout is happening against a backdrop of scandal, following the publication earlier this week of an expose into her alleged chronic mistreatment of those in her employ. Buzzfeed described Klobuchar of running an office where her staff were subjected to "bouts of explosive rage and regular humiliation."

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Amy Klobuchar has laid the grounds for a presidential run on an image of “Minnesota nice.”

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