Michael Bloomberg Says Trump Should Watch His Rhetoric: ‘He Cannot Go and Shoot Off His Mouth’

Posted on August 12, 2019 7:08 am

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with CBS and criticized President Donald Trump’s divisive language, arguing the president “encourages racism.”

Margaret Brennan asked Bloomberg on Face the Nation “do you think it’s a mistake for Democrats to tie the president’s rhetoric to these mass killings?”

Bloomberg said he believes that “words matter.”

“So what the president says is very important, and if he supports or says nice things about racists, it encourages racism. If he goes and says nice things about white supremacists, he encourages that kind of violence. I hope he understands this. He cannot go