"It's fine to outline your differences with other major candidates, but the way we do it is important, it can not be personal attacks that break people down, and in a way, that injured us as a party, "Booker told CNN Berman John on" New Day. " "Ultimately, we need to show this unity necessary to develop the strength needed to defeat Donald Trump."
"If we can not unite the Democratic Party, you will not do it. I even have great success in trying to unify the nation," the New Jersey Senator added.
"Last night (Warren) was more specific and open about the number of selfies she made than how (her & # 39; Medicare for All & # 39; plan) is funded," said Buttigieg CNNs Alisyn Camerota on "New Day". Wednesday.
Asked if his plan should be more fierce in the debate, the mayor said that his "strategy is to spread a message about where America is heading and what kind of president we need – and, to be sure, that is the best I could do on the debut stage. "
Buttigieg added that he is" definitely excited to talk about these issues and make it clear where I stand and why. "
Vermont's Senator Bernie Sanders was also involved in the debate when he relied on former Vice President Joe Biden, who was in charge of Biden-sponsored legislation, and Sanders opposed it over the past three decades.
Booker stated in his CNN interview "Everyone will have to defend their record," but emphasized that "we can do this in a way that strengthens and does not split our party."