Republican National Committee Chairman Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusMeadows joins White House facing reelection challenges Trump names Mark Meadows as new chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's job security looks strong following impeachment MORE said Wednesday that Republicans would be happy if former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergWake up, America — see what's coming Bloomberg urges court to throw out lawsuit by former campaign staffers Former Obama Ebola czar Ron Klain says White House's bad decisions have put US behind many other nations on COVID-19; Fears of virus reemergence intensify MORE launched a third-party run for the White House.

"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." 

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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.