“Defeating Trump starts with uniting behind the candidate with the best shot to do it. It’s clear that is my friend and a great American, @JoeBiden.”
Bloomberg also said that the only way he can win the Democratic nomination was through a contested convention.
The Democratic candidate also took a shot at President Trump when he referred to the dangers in the rise of anti-Semitism and other bigotries.
“He was the best mayor that New York City has ever had, without a doubt,” said one transplant.
“The real problem is that you have two groups, who both believe God gave them the same piece of land,” Mike Bloomberg said.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has handily won two of the first three Democratic primary contests, came into the debate with the most momentum — and was the biggest target over the course of the night. Sanders and Bloomberg, both of whom would be the first Jewish president, also presented differing views on Israel.
New York’s Jewish community leaders respected the fact that Bloomberg’s staff was approachable, even if he wasn’t.
Bloomberg campaign offices have been defaced with the word “oligarch,” which means a supporter of government by the few.
Bloomberg’s detractors make the blanket assumption that criminal justice issues are a high priority for the black electorate. That’s misleading.
A spokeswoman for Sanders, who had a heart attack, falsely claimed that Bloomberg had had multiple heart attacks.