One-on-one with Tom Steyer on the campaign trail

Just days after launching his bid for the 2020 race, Tom Steyer now hits the trail running, his first stop: South Carolina.
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I'm here in North Charleston, South Carolina where new presidential candidate Tom di. Need his first. Presidential. He also fed down for lunch. With the local black leaders in the community to talk about the black white wealth gap com including housing. Education and IN climate change. I spoke with him about why he's running and how he planned to distinguishing cap on the campaign throughout take a look at what that day. Want to take on it corporation. But the biggest question. Your candidacy is that you know you're you're a millionaire how can a 1% are identical. I went this so called my time. Look I started my business. Whenever it was gosh at this point it will. I started arguing that I realized how much injustice there was in this society I acquitted. I took the giving pledge. You give my money to good causes and for the last ten years I've been organizing coalitions. Of ordinary people against. Unchecked corporate interest. I successfully from the outside. One propositions. Directed the balance. In California and in other states against the oil companies against the tobacco companies. Against the drug companies and each case we've gone directly to the people. I also have registered. Millions of people we've not gotten tens of millions of doors. We've basically tried to get democracy back to the people away from corporations so if you ask me how gonna do it. For ten years I've been successful and that's why I'm here today not just to see you again. To hear what the issues are in the schools deal with the issues are about housing he with the issues are about health care to see what people are undergoing and with the new. I will be continuing his campaign stop speaking in Georgetown tomorrow reporting from Charleston, South Carolina. Embryonic story.

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