Social media laughs with Sanders after he quickly apologizes for interrupting Warren

Social media laughs with Sanders after he quickly apologizes for interrupting Warren
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Twitter users responded warmly to Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Trump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers Biden breaks away from 2020 pack in South Carolina MORE (I-Vt.) apologizing to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenNYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Trump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers Biden breaks away from 2020 pack in South Carolina MORE (D-Mass.) after he accidentally began to answer her question during the second 2020 Democratic debate Tuesday. 

As Warren and former Maryland Rep. John DelaneyJohn Kevin DelaneyElizabeth Warren moves 'bigly' to out-trump Trump DNC goof: Bloomberg should be on debate stage Bloomberg decides to skip Nevada caucuses MORE (D) sparred over international trade regulation such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the CNN moderators directed the debate to Warren to respond. But when Sanders interjected with an “I would,” the moderators and Warren told the senator it was her turn.

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Sanders responded with a quick “Oh, I’m sorry” to his fellow senator, earning a laugh from the audience.

Some supporters said the exchange demonstrated the respect between the senators, who spent much of the evening defending their progressive policies against some of the more centrist candidates such Delaney, former Colorado Gov. John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperMitch McConnell may win the impeachment and lose the Senate Hickenlooper raised .8 million for Colorado Senate bid in fourth quarter of 2019 George Conway group releases ad targeting GOP senator: 'You're just another Trump servant' MORE (D) and Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockBrent Budowsky: Bloomberg should give billion to Democrats Key moments in the 2020 Democratic presidential race so far Kamala Harris dropped out, but let's keep her mental health plan alive MORE (D).  

Some added that Sanders was demonstrating Midwestern manners during the debate, which was held in Detroit, Mich.