Latest Fact-checksMichael Bloomberg Elizabeth Warren stated on February 19, 2020 in the Las Vegas debate: “Mayor Bloomberg was busy blaming African Americans and Latinos for the housing crisis in 2008.” Bernie Sanders stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Nevada: Says Mike Bloomberg is “a candidate who in 2015 stated, and I quote: ‘I, for example, am not in favor, have never been in favor of raising the minimum wage.’” Viral image stated on June 7, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Michael Bloomberg said, "I have known Trump for decades. We have traveled in the same business circles. He is known among millionaires as a con-artist and among business owners as a cheat out to stiff everyone." Wayne LaPierre stated on March 24, 2013 in an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press: Says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says "we can only have three bullets" and "the NRA wants firearms with nukes on them." Wayne LaPierre stated on February 13, 2013 in an article in the Daily Caller: Says after Hurricane Sandy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg "refused to allow the National Guard into the city to restore civil order because Guardsmen carry guns!" Michael Bloomberg stated on August 1, 2010 in an interview on "Meet the Press.": "Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside 6 percent."