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Fact checking claims from the Democratic debate in Las Vegas

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Six Democratic presidential candidates sparred in a spirited debate in Las Vegas that included for the first time billionaire Mike Bloomberg as President Donald Trump held a rally in Phoenix.
A look at how some of their claims on Wednesday stack up with the facts:
MIKE BLOOMBERG , on the stop-and-frisk policing policy when he was New York mayor: “What happened, however, was it got out of control and when we discovered - I discovered - that we were doing many, many, too many stop and frisks, we cut 95% of them out.”
THE FACTS : That's a distortion of how stop and frisk declined. That...
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Bloomberg on the defensive at Democratic presidential debate in Nevada

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Michael Bloomberg came under heavy fire during his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, with his rivals leaping to attack him as a billionaire copy of President Donald Trump and criticizing his record on race and history of sexist comments.
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2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Wednesday night gloated that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taking heavy hits during the ninth 2020 Democratic presidential debate.
The debate on Wednesday was Bloomberg's first since entering the 2020 race.
"I hear he is getting pounded tonight," Trump said at a rally in Phoenix.
Bloomberg was slammed by other 2020 Democrats on everything from stop-and-frisk to his past sexist comments.
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