Yang slams lack of speaking time during debate

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangGeorge Floyd protests show corporations must support racial and economic equality Andrew Yang discusses his universal basic income pilot program Andrew Yang on the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis MORE knocked MSNBC for what he said was a lack of speaking time at the latest Democratic debate this week.

“#MSNBCFearsYang because we can turn seconds into substance,” Yang asserted in a tweet Thursday night along with the hashtag “YangGang.”

He included a video highlighting some of his comments during the event Wednesday night in Atlanta — the fifth debate of the race so far this year.


“Don’t worry MSNBC this isn’t the end,” one of the video’s captions reads, followed by a clip of him saying he misses “CNN moderating these debates.”

Much of the speaking time at Wednesday’s debate was dedicated to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Joint Chiefs chairman says he regrets participating in Trump photo-op | GOP senators back Joint Chiefs chairman who voiced regret over Trump photo-op | Senate panel approves 0B defense policy bill Trump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names MORE (D-Mass.), South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegScaled-back Pride Month poses challenges for fundraising, outreach Biden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It’s as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE, three of the front-runners in the primary race.

Yang, an entrepreneur, did not have a question to answer until 32 minutes into the debate, and had the shortest amount of speaking time of all 10 candidates at 6 minutes and 43 seconds, according to a CNN tally. 

While Yang has stagnated in the middle of most national and early state polls, he has consistently scored higher than several establishment candidates, including senators and governors.

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