"I don't really view it as a third party. I just view it as another Democrat, so you'll have two Democrats running and splitting their vote," Priebus said on CNN's "Wolf."
Priebus mentioned the former New York City mayor's push for gun control and his effort to tax sugary drinks in New York, two things that are reviled by the right.
"The guy's a liberal Democrat, so great," Priebus said. "We'll take it."
Bloomberg acknowledged for the first time earlier this week that he is eyeing a presidential campaign.
A New York Times report last month indicated the media mogul would be more likely to run if Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders will 'absolutely' work with Trump to lower prescription drug costs Sanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill Sunday shows preview: Aftermath of failed healthcare bill MORE emerged as the Democratic nominee over Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDemocrat in district won by Trump running for governor Combating opioid epidemic, repealing ObamaCare will hurt the cause Money doesn't buy elections and elections aren't rigged. Period. MORE.
Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCombating opioid epidemic, repealing ObamaCare will hurt the cause Money doesn't buy elections and elections aren't rigged. Period. Ongoing wiretapping saga raises host of legal questions MORE, who won on the Republican primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday, has downplayed down the threat of Bloomberg entering the race.