Stephen Bannon: Hillary Clinton, Michael Bloomberg may still run in 2020

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon predicted 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCruz: Wife 'pretty pissed' about leaked Cancun texts CBC would back Young for OMB if Tanden falls Hillary Clinton to co-write political thriller MORE or former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergOn The Trail: The political perils of Snowmageddon Five things to watch in the New York City mayoral race Florida Democrats mired in division, debt ahead of 2022 MORE will run for president next year during in an interview on Fox Business Monday night.

"She is running," Bannon said of Clinton, the former secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee. "She's just trying to decide how to fit her way in."


Clinton, 71, has dismissed any speculation of a third run for president. She has given interviews across all the major networks in recent days regarding a new book she co-authored with her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

Bannon predicted that Democrats will turn away from former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MORE for another candidate, such as Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenYellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Menendez reintroduces corporate diversity bill Hillicon Valley: Google lifting ban on political ads | DHS taking steps on cybersecurity | Controversy over TV 'misinformation rumor mills' MORE (D-Mass.), or Clinton or Bloomberg.

Warren and Biden are in the Democratic race and are seen as top contenders, but Bloomberg, like Clinton, has ruled out a run.

"They think they have a weak field. It's like in chess, they're prepared to sacrifice a rook to take down a king,' explained Bannon to host Trish Regan. "They will throw Biden away to get to Trump and hope Elizabeth [Warren] or I even think Hillary Clinton or Bloomberg or some centrist comes in here."