Press Release
| Nathan Brand

Obama and Schumer Haunt Bullock

Why is Democrat Steve Bullock running for U.S. Senate? Chuck Schumer and Barack Obama’s pressure.

 

Bullock reportedly won’t answer questions about his conversations with Chuck Schumer and Barack Obama, but it’s clear their “enormous pressure” weighed heavily on his decision yesterday and is bound to haunt him this entire campaign.

 

How the pressure from national Democrats played out yesterday…

 

Great Falls TribuneBullock’s decision thrusts Montana into the national political spotlight with former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York reportedly urging him to run as Democrats hope to take over the Senate majority in November.

 

Helena Independent RecordBullock faced pressure to run for Senate from no less than former President Barack Obama, with whom he met in Washington, D.C., last month, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who flew to Montana at the end of February.

 

Associated PressBullock had come under increasing pressure since dropping his presidential bid, including meeting with former President Barack Obama in Washington and with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Schumer, of New York, recently traveled to Montana to meet with Bullock…

 

Wake Up Montana: He told the press it was a late decision. In the past few weeks, he has met with President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. He won’t comment on those conversations.

 

KBOI: Former President Barack Obama influenced Bullock’s decision to run for the senate.

 

NBC Montana: However, Bullock has come under increasing pressure from top-level Democrats, including former President Barack Obama.

 

KWYB: Bullock told us it was a late decision. In the past few weeks, he’s met with former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. While he won’t comment on those conversations…

 

CNN: He came under enormous pressure. Barack Obama met with him. Chuck Schumer flew to Montana to convince him to run.

 

The Hill: Bullock… reportedly decided on a run after appeals from Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and former President Obama.

 

Politico: Last month, Bullock met with former President Barack Obama in Washington and with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in Montana, clear signs that he was reconsidering his opposition to running for the upper chamber.

 

FOX News: Bullock… previously said he was not interested in the Senate but changed his mind after meetings with former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

 

Townhall: Establishment Democrats pushed Gov. Bullock to challenge Sen. Daines…

 

The Federalist: Bullock… changed his mind after meeting with former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York.

 

ABC News: … Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer paid a visit to Montana to make a final pitch to the two-term moderate governor to get in the race. Earlier in February, Bullock also met with former President Barack Obama, when he was in Washington for the National Governors Association’s winter meeting, POLITICO also reported.

 

KPAX: Bullock has reportedly been wooed by big-name Democrats… 

 

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