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Gov. Steve Bullock on 'Yellowstone,' running the Boston Marathon

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spoke to POLITICO Tuesday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. In addition to discussing Medicare for All, taxes and more, we asked him some lighter questions: Have you met Donald Trump?
"Well, as National Governors Association chair and vice chair for the last two years, I've had dinner right next to him. ...The first year, that's right, was part one, and the president and the vice president said we want to talk to the nation's governors about school safety and gun violence. And this past year...
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Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spoke to POLITICO Tuesday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Here are key excerpts from the hour-long conversation: On getting into the race
"I got into this about seven weeks ago. I think I was Taylor Swift's No. 22. Couldn't have gotten in earlier. Legislature was still meeting. ...I think that, even in a significant field, I bring some things. I'm the only one in the field to run in a Trump state. He took Montana by 20 points in 2016, I won by four. About 25 to 30 percent of my voters voted for...
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