Bloomberg, the billionaire owner of Bloomberg News and former New York City mayor, responded to Sanders’ opening remarks about economic equality by referencing Russian president Vladimir Putin and asserting: “That’s why Russia is helping you get elected so you’ll lose to (Trump).” To which Sanders (I-Vt) responded: “Oooh Mr. Bloomberg.”
Sanders assured viewers that he would take a strong stand against Russian meddling in U.S. elections. “I’m going to tell Mr. Putin — trust me you’re not going to interfere in any more American elections,” he said at the latest face-off of seven Democratic presidential hopefuls, held at Charleston’s Gaillard Center.
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) also focused on Sanders, asserting