As many Democrats coalesce around the former vice president, the Bloomberg campaign lost relevance.
March 04 2020 10:52 AM
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The two are the front-runners among Democratic presidential hopefuls, but Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg remain very much in the race.
"I understand that my words had caused hurt," the politician said, referring to the use of "it" and "man in a dress" for trans people.
The last Democratic presidential debate before the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday was a lively one.
As mayor, he vetoed legislation requiring New York City's largest contractors to provide domestic-partner benefits.
The former New York City mayor and current presidential candidate also referred to trans women as "some guy in a dress."
But Michael Bloomberg's presidential campaign says he is dedicated to equal rights for transgender people.
The former New York City mayor championed marriage equality, but some say his policies left the most marginalized LGBTQ people behind.
If Donald Trump runs the country like his business, "God help us," said the former Republican mayor of New York City, now an independent.