Trump: Howard Schultz Doesn't Have "The Guts" To Run Against Me In 2020

Zero Hedge | 1/27/2019 | Staff
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In what looks like an attempt to bait Howard Schultz into making good on his plans to run as an independent candidate in 2020, President Trump taunted the former Starbucks CEO in a tweet, saying he doesn't have "the guts" to run for president.

As we previewed on Sunday, CBS introduced Schultz and his presidential ambitions to the broader public late Sunday in an interview where the laid out his reasons for wanting to run as an independent. As Schultz argued, a focus on "revenge politics" by both parties has brought the American system of government to the point of total dysfunction. And while Schultz said that Trump clearly isn't "qualified" to be president, the Democrats also shoulder some of the blame for the state of Washington.

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Neera Tanden even went so far as to threaten a boycott of Starbucks if Schultz enters the race (apparently she missed the reports about Schultz leaving Starbucks last year), according to CBS. Others have griped about Schultz effectively handing Trump a second term if he garners enough support to peel votes away from the Democrats.

"I have a concern that, if he did run, that, essentially,...
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