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MSNBC 5 Mar 2020

Elizabeth Warren Takes Credit For Tanking Bloomberg On Purpose

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Senator Elizabeth Warren talks with Rachel Maddow about why she thought Michael Bloomberg was the riskiest candidate on the Democratic debate stage and was the least likely to defeat Donald Trump. Aired on 3/5/2020.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor this week, pushing for the removal of Confederate names on military bases.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about renaming bases named for Confederate leaders in a speech on the Senate floor.
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LIVING ROOM IS THE SITE OF OUR INTERVIEW THIS EVENING IN
INTERVIEW THIS EVENING IN CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS.
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS. SENATOR WARREN TODAY ANNOUNCED
SENATOR WARREN TODAY ANNOUNCED THE SUSPENSION OF HER
THE SUSPENSION OF HER PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN.
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN. SENATOR, YOU OUTLASTED MIKE
SENATOR, YOU OUTLASTED MIKE BLOOMBERG IN THIS CAMPAIGN.
BLOOMBERG IN THIS CAMPAIGN. >> OH, YEAH, WAS HE STILL IN
>> OH, YEAH, WAS HE STILL IN THAT RACE?
THAT RACE? >> HE WAS STILL IN THAT RACE BUT
>> HE WAS STILL IN THAT RACE BUT NOBODY COULD TELL AFTER YOU
NOBODY COULD TELL AFTER YOU DESTROYED HIM ON THE DEBATE
DESTROYED HIM ON THE DEBATE STAGE THAT WAY.
STAGE THAT WAY. A LOT OF POSTMORTEMS ON HIS
A LOT OF POSTMORTEMS ON HIS CAMPAIGN CREDIT YOU BASICALLY
CAMPAIGN CREDIT YOU BASICALLY WITH SINGLE HANDEDLY TANKING HIS
WITH SINGLE HANDEDLY TANKING HIS CANDIDACY WITH THE WAY YOU TOOK
CANDIDACY WITH THE WAY YOU TOOK HIM APART IN THAT DEBATE.
HIM APART IN THAT DEBATE. IS THAT WHAT YOU WERE TRYING TO
IS THAT WHAT YOU WERE TRYING TO DO?
DO? >> YES.
>> YES. >> DO YOU TAKE CREDIT?
>> DO YOU TAKE CREDIT? >> SURE.
>> SURE. BUT THE POINT IS HE’S NOT GOING
BUT THE POINT IS HE’S NOT GOING TO BE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE AND
TO BE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE AND HE SHOULDN’T BE THE DEMOCRATIC
HE SHOULDN’T BE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE.
NOMINEE. IN MY VIEW HE WAS ABSOLUTELY THE
IN MY VIEW HE WAS ABSOLUTELY THE RISKIEST CANDIDATE FOR DEMOCRATS
RISKIEST CANDIDATE FOR DEMOCRATS ON THAT STAGE.
ON THAT STAGE. AND LET ME TELL YOU PART OF THE
AND LET ME TELL YOU PART OF THE REASON WHY.
REASON WHY. ALL OF THOSE THINGS IN HIS
ALL OF THOSE THINGS IN HIS HISTORY MEAN THAT HE COULD NEVER
HISTORY MEAN THAT HE COULD NEVER LAUNCH ANY OF THOSE ATTACKS
LAUNCH ANY OF THOSE ATTACKS AGAINST DONALD TRUMP.
AGAINST DONALD TRUMP. THINK ABOUT THE THINGS WE ARE
THINK ABOUT THE THINGS WE ARE GOING TO NEED TO TALK ABOUT.
GOING TO NEED TO TALK ABOUT. HIT
HIT HIDING YOUR TAXES.
HIDING YOUR TAXES. HISTORY WITH WOMEN.
HISTORY WITH WOMEN. EMBRACING RACIST POLICIES.
EMBRACING RACIST POLICIES. WHEN YOU’RE IN CHARGE, HELPING
WHEN YOU’RE IN CHARGE, HELPING BAZILLION
BAZILLION BAZILLIONAIRES AND LEAVING
BAZILLIONAIRES AND LEAVING EVERYBODY ELSE BEHIND.
EVERYBODY ELSE BEHIND. SHOOT, HE WOULDN’T EVEN BE ABLE
SHOOT, HE WOULDN’T EVEN BE ABLE TO LAUNCH THE AUTOCRAT ARGUMENT
TO LAUNCH THE AUTOCRAT ARGUMENT AGAINST HIM BECAUSE MICHAEL
AGAINST HIM BECAUSE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG’S THE GUY WHO WHEN HE
BLOOMBERG’S THE GUY WHO WHEN HE WAS MAYOR LITERALLY GOT THE
WAS MAYOR LITERALLY GOT THE CHANGE IN THE LAWS SO HE COULD
CHANGE IN THE LAWS SO HE COULD HANG ON TO POWER LONGER.
HANG ON TO POWER LONGER. SO, FROM MY PERSPECTIVE, THE
SO, FROM MY PERSPECTIVE, THE IDEA THAT A BILLIONAIRE WOULD
IDEA THAT A BILLIONAIRE WOULD JUST SPEND ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY
JUST SPEND ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY HIS WAY ONTO THE STAGE AND THEN
HIS WAY ONTO THE STAGE AND THEN NOT BE ABLE TO BE AN EFFECTIVE
NOT BE ABLE TO BE AN EFFECTIVE CANDIDATE AGAINST DONALD TRUMP,
CANDIDATE AGAINST DONALD TRUMP, THAT WAS NOT -- NOT GOOD FOR
THAT WAS NOT -- NOT GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY, THE BILLIONAIRE
DEMOCRACY, THE BILLIONAIRE BUYING HIS WAY ON, AND NOT GOOD

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