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Sanders, Warren hit Bloomberg over his billions, GOP donations
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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders continued to hold billionaire former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg in the crosshairs during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, Bloomberg's second of the campaign.
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“I don’t care how much money Mayor Bloomberg has,” Warren said. “The core of the Democratic Party will never trust him. He has not earned their trust. I will. And the fact that he cannot earn the trust of the core of the Democratic Party means he is the riskiest candidate standing on this stage.”
In the final debate before the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday, Warren reiterated her criticism of Bloomberg — who is not on the ballot in South Carolina — for using non-disclosure agreements in settlements with employees at his business, Bloomberg Inc. Warren pointed to one particular case reported by The Washington Post last week, a former saleswoman who sued Bloomberg and his company alleging that Bloomberg told her to “kill it” after learning she was pregnant.
“Sign a blanket release and let those women speak out,” Warren said.