RNC chairwoman says she's 'not concerned' about any 2020 Democrats

RNC chairwoman says she's 'not concerned' about any 2020 Democrats
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Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDanielRonna Romney McDanielRepublican Party sending mailer labeled census ahead of official forms Trump campaign, pro-Trump groups raise over million in January Man arrested in possible targeting of Trump volunteers MORE said Sunday she is not concerned about any of the Democrats running to face President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Trump nods at reputation as germaphobe during coronavirus briefing: 'I try to bail out as much as possible' after sneezes MORE

Asked who she views as the “toughest candidate” for Trump to beat in November, McDaniel dismissed the top candidates. 

“I am not concerned about any of them, nobody has become the presumptive frontrunner,” she said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” 

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McDaniel specifically called out former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. MORE (I-Vt.) over what she viewed as issues for the top Democrats. 

She also downplayed a threat from former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergGiuliani: Bloomberg 'jeopardized' stop and frisk by 'overusing it' Bloomberg calls on Trump to implement firearm background checks The Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina MORE, who is outspending his opponents and Trump so far in his self-funded campaign. 

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“How concerned are you not just about Bloomberg himself but what he’s building in terms of an operation that he says he will hand off to any Democrat that wins the nomination,” CBS’s Margaret Brennan asked. 

McDaniel responded that without Bloomberg as a candidate, his operation is “essentially” a super PAC and she’s not concerned about it. 

“I’m not concerned about what Bloomberg’s putting out, and his ads I see them all the time, I think they're terrible. ‘Mike gets it done,’ what does he get done? I don't know,” she said. 

“And the president’s not afraid of anybody, let’s be honest punches at everybody,” McDaniel added. 

McDaniel also dismissed a poll that shows Democrats leading Trump in Michigan, and said that internal RNC polling shows Trump “in very good shape in all” battleground states. 

“We’re going to be good with any of them because we have a record that the president can run on, with 7 million new jobs, wages going up, and you see in poll after poll that you do see people feel good about the economy,” McDaniel said. “They know that they’re better off than they were four years ago, and that's what we're going to get to run on.”