Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told a reporter Tuesday he “didn’t realize” that Sen. Elizabeth (D-Mass.) was still in the primary race.

His comments came in light of Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube suspends OANN amid lawmaker pressure | Dems probe Facebook, Twitter over Georgia runoff | FCC reaffirms ZTE's national security risk Democrats urge YouTube to remove election misinformation, step up efforts ahead of Georgia runoff YouTube temporarily suspends OANN account after spreading coronavirus misinformation MORE (D-Minn.) and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Peter Buttigieg dropping from the race and consolidating support behind former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  New DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad MORE.  

After Super Tuesday, where Bloomberg has allocated the bulk of his resources and over a third of delegates will be awarded, the top two spots in the primary field are expected to go to Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersIn defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality Trump will soon be out of office — but polarization isn't going anywhere MORE (I-Vt.) and Biden. At that point, Bloomberg and Warren would be competing for third place.


"If there's only 3 candidates, you can't do worse than that,” Bloomberg said, when asked if he would accept a third-place finish.

The reporter reminded him that Warren, who currently has eight delegates, is still in the race.

"I didn't realize she's still in, is she?" Bloomberg asked.

At the Las Vegas democratic presidential debate before the Nevada caucuses, Warren was the first to take a swipe at Bloomberg, pointing to his many nondisclosure agreements with women who worked at his company.