Bloomberg attacks Biden's experience: 'He's never been the manager of an organization'

Bloomberg attacks Biden's experience: 'He's never been the manager of an organization'
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg hit former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP Susan Rice: Trump picks Putin over troops 'even when it comes to the blood of American service members' Does Donald Trump even want a second term? MORE's experience in an interview on Wednesday, pointing out that he has never led an organization. 

"He's never been the manager of an organization, he's never run a school system," Bloomberg told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle.

"The presidency shouldn't be a training job," he continued. "You need somebody who comes in and knows how to run an organization."


Bloomberg, who jumped into the crowded Democratic primary last month, also hit his other opponents on their qualifications, saying he didn't think "any of them have the experience" to be president. 

The billionaire businessman has touted his own experience in politics, business and philanthropy as qualifications to be president. 

Bloomberg has also said that he does not think any of the other candidates in the Democratic field could stand up in a head-to-head match-up against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP Trump to hold outdoor rally in New Hampshire on Saturday Eighty-eight years of debt pieties MORE

"I watched all of the candidates, and I just thought to myself, 'Donald Trump would eat them up,' " Bloomberg told CBS News's Gayle KingGayle KingMinneapolis police union says members have been 'scapegoated by political leaders' Fox News, CBS morning show hosts return to broadcast studios CBS's Gayle King to host live call-in radio show on coronavirus MORE in an interview earlier this month. 

"Let me rephrase it. I think that I would do the best job of competing with him and beating him," he added. 


Bloomberg, who has an estimated fortune of more than $50 billion, has faced strong criticism from other Democratic rivals, especially Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSusan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden chips away at Trump's fundraising advantage Warnock raises almost M in Georgia Senate race in second quarter MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Unhappy voters could deliver political shocks beyond Trump Democratic senator will introduce bill mandating social distancing on flights after flying on packed plane Neil Young opposes use of his music at Trump Mount Rushmore event: 'I stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux' MORE (I-Vt.), who have accused him of trying to buy his way into the race.

Bloomberg has poured more than $100 million into TV advertisements since his entry in the race and is skipping the four early primary and caucus state to focus on a nationwide campaign.

The former New York City mayor has climbed swiftly in surveys and polls just outside the top four leading candidates.