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Behar, McCain get into fiery exchange over 2016 election in debate about Bloomberg

Behar, McCain get into fiery exchange over 2016 election in debate about Bloomberg
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Joy BeharJosephine (Joy) Victoria BeharJoy Behar advises Fauci to quit coronavirus task force, become cable news 'media darling' Jill Biden: 'Irresponsible' for people to attend Trump rallies without masks 'The View' star Behar: 'Dreaming of the day we say President Pelosi' MORE and Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain shares meme of her father after networks call Arizona for Biden Cindy, Meghan McCain celebrate Biden win Frank Luntz: Polling profession 'done' after election misses: 'Devastating to my industry' MORE got into a heated argument Friday on ABC's "The View," revisiting the 2016 election results while debating the 2020 prospects for former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden's great challenge: Build an economy for long-term prosperity and security The secret weapon in Biden's fight against climate change Sanders celebrates Biden-Harris victory: 'Thank God democracy won out' MORE.
 
"I’m sorry, a guy that wants to take away your Slurpee is going to have a real problem in coal mining towns,” McCain said in reference to Bloomberg's citywide regulations for sugary drinks from when he was mayor.
 

"And you know what? The guy who wants to take away your health care is even in worse shape," Behar shot back.
 
Bloomberg has been surging in the polls, leapfrogging Democratic rivals such as Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenInequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE (D-Mass.) and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg'Biff is president': Michael J. Fox says Trump has played on 'every worst instinct in mankind' Buttigieg: Denying Biden intelligence briefings is about protecting Trump's 'ego' Biden's win is not a policy mandate — he should govern accordingly MORE to land in third place behind Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Inequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift In defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Biden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force MORE, who has slipped considerably in recent weeks in the RealClearPolitics average of national polls.

“You know what, Joy? I’ve been right on election stuff and you’ve been wrong, so just trust me on this,” said McCain. "You thought Trump was going to lose."
 
“Me and 100 million other people,” said Behar. "He did actually lose. Three million votes against him."

“Does that make you feel good at night?” asked McCain. “He is still in the White House! It’s a ridiculous thing to say every single day on the show. He is president! Move on!”
 
Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGroups seek to get Black vote out for Democrats in Georgia runoffs Biden's political position is tougher than Trump's Valadao unseats Cox in election rematch MORE surpassed Trump in the popular vote by about 3 million votes, though Trump bested her in the Electoral College, 304-227.