Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangBottom line American elections are getting less predictable; there's a reason for that Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run MORE took a shot at his Democratic rivals appearing in Tuesday night's primary debate, likening the event to a "boring football game."
"I’m sitting in a hotel room with my team.
I’m sitting in a hotel room with my team. It feels like we are about to watch the most boring football game in history.— Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) July 30, 2019
His comments come as 10 candidates, including progressive Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats calls on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Biden stiff arms progressives on the Postal Service Trump by the numbers: 2024 isn't simple MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats calls on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Briahna Joy Gray: Last-minute push for voting legislation felt 'perfomative' Biden stiff arms progressives on the Postal Service MORE (I-Vt.), take the stage for the first night of the forum in Detroit.
Yang is slated to take the stage in Detroit on Wednesday night along with front-runner and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPredictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure A review of President Biden's first year on border policy Vilsack accuses China of breaking commitments in Trump-era trade deal MORE, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTrump by the numbers: 2024 isn't simple Biden 'profoundly disappointed' after voting rights push fails in Senate Madame Tussauds unveils new Biden and Harris figures MORE (D-Calif.) and Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDemocrats calls on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk Afghans Bass raises nearly million since launching LA mayor campaign CNN legal analyst knocks GOP senator over remark on Biden nominee MORE (D-N.J.), among others.
The businessman was dealt a blow earlier on Tuesday when the Democratic National Committee indicated that Yang had not yet met the threshold for the fall debates despite his campaign saying Monday that he had qualified for the forums.