As he prepares a presidential run, Mr. Bloomberg’s crude remarks are likely to draw scrutiny. His team issued a statement saying that some of them were “disrespectful and wrong.”
Michael M. GrynbaumBloomberg's history of insensitive comments about women will be scrutinized if he runs in 2020. His spox tells NYT: "Mike has come to see that some of what he has said is disrespectful and wrong."
The White House also encouraged federal agencies to let their subscriptions lapse, saying that “taxpayer dollars will be saved.”
Michael M. Grynbaum“If all members of Congress followed the president’s lead, we would find that we were reading no newspapers at all,” said one lawmaker about the president cancelling his subscription to a New York-based publication. It was 1962 and the president was JFK.