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De Blasio: I get under Trump's skin

Posted On: May 26, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

De Blasio: I get under Trump's skin

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may not be soaring in the polls, but he says he has one thing going for him that his fellow 2020 Democratic candidates don't - he's been watching President Donald Trump for years and knows all of his tricks. “I know something about Donald Trump that's different from the other candidates, because I watched him for decades,” de Blasio told Dana Bash on CNN's “State of the Union” on Sunday morning, speaking of his fellow New Yorker. “I understand his game plan. I understand his tricks and his strategies, and I do get under his skin. I called him on the first day of my campaign, I called him ‘Con Don' because he is a con artist. That's how he's gotten ahead.” However, de Blasio is struggling in another aspect of the presidential race. He has the lowest favorability ratings in the 2020 Democratic presidential field, with 76 percent of New York City voters saying they didn't want him to run for president, an April Quinnipiac University poll showed. Also, 65 percent of statewide...

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