Mike endorsed statehood for Puerto Rico. Mike believes that until Puerto Rico becomes a state, it will continue to lack the tools and resources needed to build a stronger economy and recover from disasters – and Congress will continue sending just enough money to put band-aids on problems, without actually fixing them.
This election is about whether we recognize that all groups who have been marginalized, excluded, repressed, scapegoated, vilified, or far worse rise and fall together. And that our best hope – and our only hope – is in standing together, rejecting demagogues who try to seduce us by dividing us, and uniting behind the only shield that can protect us: our common values as American citizens and our common humanity as God’s children.
After a meeting in Tampa with mayor Jane Castor this morning, Mike Bloomberg will host a kickoff event this afternoon in Miami for “United for Mike,” a coalition of Jewish Americans proudly supporting Mike because they know he is the leader to end the chaos of the Trump presidency. Mike will discuss his Jewish upbringing and the values his parents instilled in him, his commitment to Israel, and the strong action he will take as president to reduce the number of anti-Semitic attacks and hate crimes.
Following an event in Miami today, leaders from the Jewish community are expressing their support for Mike Bloomberg, citing his leadership in government, philanthropy, and deep commitmment to fighting anti-Semitism and supporting Israel.
During a major address at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center and Tauber Academy, Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg discussed his Jewish identity and values and how his heritage will inform his presidency.