Although Michael Bloomberg might be the most electable Democrat in the race, he is also the least likely to be nominated. Wednesday night showed us why.
Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren blazed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his past comments about women.
The billionaire's team is reportedly now hiring more than 500 "deputy digital organizers" to work up to 30 hours a week and promote his presidential campaign's message to their friends.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren went after fellow Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg at Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said the stop-and-frisk policy used by New York police during his tenure "got out of control" at the ninth Democratic debate in Nevada Wednesday. But former Vice President Joe Biden said Bloomberg continued the practice even after he was asked to stop.
In a Wednesday tweet, the Transport Workers Union of America blasted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, calling him "anti-union" and referring to him as "wannabe president plutocrat."
"What I feel is consistent about Mike Bloomberg is that he doesn't care what people think in the sense of party politics," political strategist Susan Del Percio told Newsweek.
"Mayor Bloomberg is profoundly unvetted. Story after story has come out and the sheer volume of these stories is disturbing," a senior Biden campaign official said.
The former New York mayor takes the debate stage for the first time on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.
As the former New York City mayor prepares for his first nationally televised debate, the fallout from a viral video of his remarks about farming could deal a damaging and lasting blow to his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.
The former New York City mayor has seen his polling with black primary voters jump two points despite controversy around his past remarks on stop-and-frisk.
"What you'll see is an attempt to cut him down because he is on the move," political consultant Hank Sheinkopf said.
President Donald Trump told Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg Tuesday that he would rather run against him than current Democratic front runner Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
"We definitely anticipate that the field is going to attack us and we're going to have incoming insults from all sides," a Bloomberg campaign official told Newsweek.
"In my mind, Mayor Bloomberg is an elitist who looks down on almost everyone," Charles Payne said.
"He pursued policies in New York City that made income inequality worse," the Bernie Sanders supporter noted.
The former New York City mayor was called "condescending" and an "enormous clown" over his assessment of what it takes to farm.
The president's eldest son suggested the former New York City mayor did not have a "real following" and had to buy support.
The Vermont senator's wife said elite figures from both political parties are afraid of her husband's policies promoting affordable health care and education, noting that the U.S. "already has socialism" -- but only for corporations.
The former White House chief strategist narrowed the 2020 presidential race down to "oligarch" billionaire Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump.
The president said the ex-New York City mayor's stop-and-frisk approach to gun crime was "tremendous beyond belief" when he went head-to-head with Hillary Clinton.
Today, the great divide is not between left and right. It's between democracy and oligarchy. Mike Bloomberg is indubitably part of that oligarchy.
Tim O'Brien told the president's eldest son that his father was a "flagrantly hateful racist" and said his boss was not "in the same category."
Andrea Mitchell referred to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University, which indicated that Biden's support among the black community had dropped 22 percent since January.
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg appeared to win support among both Democrats and at least one Republican as a write-in candidate.
"Candidly, I had waited and hoped for Bloomberg, then thought he wouldn't enter — thereafter, I signed a card for Biden, with the expectation we'd (state legislators) be welcomed to provide input. Several attempts later, my enthusiasm and confidence have waned," Jason Pizzo told Politico.
Just 38 percent of respondents said they were more likely to back Pete Buttigieg for the party's nomination.
"They shouldn't change the rules to let a billionaire on," said Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
The former Fox journalist said the presidential candidate should follow the lead of others and come out against mandatory nondisclosure agreements.