Republican National Committee Chairman Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusPoliticon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus Sunday shows - White House stresses Trump's determination in China trade fight as GOP challenger emerges Priebus: Left's 'wacko ideas' are opportunity for Republicans in 2020 MORE said Wednesday that Republicans would be happy if former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergBloomberg: Voters must demand 2020 Democrats explain how they will implement their plans The Hill's Morning Report - Trump grapples with Turkey controversy Bloomberg rethinking running for president: report 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.
 
 
Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE, who won on the Republican primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday, has downplayed down the threat of Bloomberg entering the race.