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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., didn ‘ T waste any time during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, in the attack on the new candidates on the stage, rip former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg for his recent comments on the women and for the use of his wealth increase in the 2020 presidential election.
“I would like to said to talk about who we are against,” Warren, you are standing right next to Bloomberg on stage in Las Vegas. “A billionaire who calls women fat bitches and a horse-faced lesbian, and no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump, I’m talking about mayor Bloomberg.”
Warren adds: “the Democrats take a huge risk, if we simply replace an arrogant billionaire for the other.”
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Warren’s comments were published in relation to the claims in a book by journalist Eleanor Randolph, with the title “The Many lives of Michael Bloomberg,” that was last year. The section of the book, Warren referred to a remark, Bloomberg allegedly about the British Royal family.
“The [British] Royal family-what a bunch of misfits — a gay, an architect, that horsey faced lesbian, and a child who gave up Koo Stark for some fat broad,” Bloomberg reportedly said, according to the book.
Warren’s attack was leveled to the beginning of the fusillade against the billionaire former mayor, became a hit for the New York City stop-and-frisk policing policy during his term in office, his personal wealth and his attitude about the health insurance.
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Vermont sen. Bernie Sanders, said the former New York City mayor’s “stop-and-frisk” policy was too polarizing for a general election candidate.
Bloomberg, however, shot back at the criticism, hit Sanders for concerns about his electability and his chances to defeat the trump card.
“I don’t think it said no chance, the senator beat, Donald Trump,” Bloomberg. “If he goes, and the candidate is, we will four more years of Donald Trump.”