Michael Douglas Endorses Bloomberg, Says He “Hasn’t Been This Excited” About a Candidate Since JFK

Michael Douglas, who played a President in “The West Wing” TV series has endorsed billionaire Michael Bloomberg for President.

Douglas also told “People” that he “hasn’t been this excited” about a candidate since JFK.

Bloomberg is currently in 4th place, according to the latest RCP polling average, far behind frontrunners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

People reports Michael Douglas wants to see former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg in the White House.

On Tuesday morning the Academy Award-winning actor officially endorsed Bloomberg in the 2020 election, telling PEOPLE that he “hasn’t been this excited” about a presidential candidate since John F. Kennedy.

“I feel so blessed that in this particularly difficult time that we have one of the greatest candidates in the history of our elections,” says Douglas, 75.

In his view, Bloomberg offers “a rare opportunity to coalesce and bring us back together, get rid of all this horrid, negative scare tactics that are going on, and the fact that he’s succeeded to the degree that he has is phenomenal.”