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Report: Bullock returning to Iowa this week, pulling closer to White House bid

Posted at 9:37 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 00:39:53-05


Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will travel to Iowa at the end of this week to further test a presidential run, his Big Sky Values PAC told Politico Tuesday.

Bullock will be escorted by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to meet with local Democrats in Des Moines and other cities, the online publication reported.

Bullock has twice made trips to Iowa, home of the nation’s first presidential caucuses, in April and August, which ratcheted up speculation of a possible candidacy. He also gave a speech last summer in New Hampshire, which has the nation’s first presidential primary.

Bullock has not officially announced he’s running for president. If he did, he’d join a crowded field for the Democratic nomination to challenge President Donald Trump.

About a half dozen candidates have already declared, and as many as two dozen are mulling a run, according to media reports.

Read the full Politico story here.