Sen. Elizabeth Warren came out swinging during this week's Democratic primary debate, taking aim at former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg over his treatment of former female employees who he made sign nondisclosure agreements.
"What we need to know is what exactly is lurking out there," Warren said, before asking Bloomberg if he'd be willing to "release all those women from those nondisclosure agreements."
"We have a very few nondisclosure agreements," Bloomberg replied. "None of them accused me of doing anything other than maybe they didn't like a joke I told."
Warren was not satisfied with his answer and pressed him further, "I'm sorry, the question is, are the women bound by being muzzled by you, and could you release them from that immediately? Understand, this is not just a question of the mayor's character. This is also a question about electability." She added, "We are not going to beat Donald Trump with a man who has who-knows-how-many nondisclosure agreements and the drip-drip-drip of stories of women saying they have been harassed and discriminated against."
Warren later ripped into Bloomberg about several derogatory statements that he has reportedly made in the past.
"I'd like to talk about who we're running against: a billionaire who calls women' fat broads' and 'horse-faced lesbians.' And no, I'm not talking about Donald Trump, I'm talking about Mayor Bloomberg," Warren said. "Democrats are not going to win if we have a nominee who has a history of hiding his tax returns, of harassing women. And of supporting racist policies like redlining and stop-and-frisk."