Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Michael Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg stated on February 26, 2020 in a CNN town hall: “I certainly supported Barack Obama and Joe Biden. ... I was there both times for them.” Michael Bloomberg stated on February 26, 2020 in a CNN town hall: Says of President Donald Trump’s actions on the coronavirus: “No. 1, he fired the pandemic team two years ago. No. 2, he's been defunding the Centers for Disease Control.” Michael Bloomberg stated on February 19, 2020 in a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas: “When we discovered, I discovered, that we were doing many, many, too many stop and frisks, we cut 95% of it out.” Michael Bloomberg stated on July 22, 2012 in an interview on "Face the Nation": "There's a loophole where you can sell guns without a background check … 40 percent of guns are sold that way" at gun shows and over the Internet. Michael Bloomberg stated on January 3, 2010 in an interview on 'Meet the Press.': "Most of the people that work in finance make $70,000, $80,000 a year."