Trump viciously mocked Sen. Cory Booker for dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination, even though Booker will be a juror at his impeachment trial.
Booker posted this video announcing that he was suspending his campaign:
It’s with a full heart that I share this news—I’m suspending my campaign for president.
To my team, supporters, and everyone who gave me a shot—thank you. I am so proud of what we built, and I feel nothing but faith in what we can accomplish together. pic.twitter.com/Fxvc549vlJ
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) January 13, 2020
Trump responded to Booker’s positive message with mockery:
Really Big Breaking News (Kidding): Booker, who was in zero polling territory, just dropped out of the Democrat Presidential Primary Race. Now I can rest easy tonight. I was sooo concerned that I would someday have to go head to head with him!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 13, 2020
Not everybody can have the Russians rig an election for them as Trump did in 2016. Trump is in no position to mock anyone, as third president in US history to be impeached, Donald J. Trump has no room to talk.
Trump’s tweet has been gobbled up by his supporters, but it is this behavior that is motivating so many Americans to go to the polls to vote him out of office in November. Trump’s character and behavior are some of the biggest issues on the ballot. It’s not the economy or the stock market, but Donald Trump’s lack of character that will drive so many people to vote against him in 2020.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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