“It all comes from gerrymandering,” Bloomberg said to Time. “That pulls people away from the center.”
Washington’s shutdown that began Oct. 1 and the potential debt ceiling crisis, Bloomberg says, are the outcomes of new district lines.
In the interview, Bloomberg suggested he’d lobby for election law reforms similar to those implemented in California.
Bloomberg, previously a Republican and now an Independent, says there’s no limit on his budget after he leaves office. Former Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonGeopolitics moves to center stage of Obama trade deal push Jesse Ventura not running for president Clinton adds Calif. stops heading into final week MORE aide Howard Wolfson oversees Bloomberg’s political spending without an annual budget.
“What will it take?” Bloomberg says he asks people who seek his involvement in political causes.
Other topics covered in the interview include his other projects such as ways to curb obesity, and his effort to drive stricter gun control measures.