Failing presidential candidate Cory Booker defended his decision to remain the 2020 race for the White House Friday morning; claiming a “massive influx” of online donations, adding “people want me in this race.”
“We’ve been plotting the entire campaign that this would be our surge moment. Now we’re seeing ourselves tick up in polls, we’re seeing a massive influx of online donations, we’re increasing on the ground in Iowa,” claimed Booker.
“We’re experiencing a great surge. I’m hoping at this point… that people value what I’m bringing,” he added. “People want me in this race.”
Sen. Cory Booker on 2020 campaign: "People want me in this race." pic.twitter.com/HEzfA8hZEH
— The Hill (@thehill) December 20, 2019
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BOOKER BACKS OMAR: Booker Calls Trump’s Criticism of Omar’s 9/11 Speech ‘Outrageously Unacceptable’
Sen. Cory Booker publicly defended Rep. Ilhan Omar’s controversial remarks regarding the 9/11 terror attacks Monday; calling President Trump’s criticism of her comments “outrageously unacceptable.”
Sen. Cory Booker defends Rep. Ilhan Omar: "She gave a speech where the president has pounced on words and in a way that is outrageously unacceptable." pic.twitter.com/N2Fv9IMLBo
— The Hill (@thehill) April 15, 2019
“She gave a speech where the President has pounced on words in a way that is outrageously unacceptable. It’s not only inspiring death threats against her, but it’s deepening the worst types of hatred and bigotry and this is unacceptable,” said Booker.
Rep. Omar found herself the center of a national controversy last week after she flippantly referred to the September 11th terror attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 Americans as “some people” who “did something.”
'GET A GRIP': GOP Senator Tells Cory Booker to ‘GET A GRIP’ After Anti-Trump Meltdown
Republican Senator John Cornyn implored Cory Booker to settle down after his most recent anti-Trump meltdown this week; urging the liberal legislator to “get a grip” after he called Justice Kavanaugh supporters “complicit in evil.”
Cornyn was speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday when he called-on Booker to calm down after his recent tirade; adding that “everybody’s trying to out do everybody else.”
“I thought that would pretty much take the cake until I saw a report this morning that one of our colleagues across the aisle said that supporting Judge Kavanaugh would make you ‘complicit in evil,’” said Cornyn.
“It’s hard to take statements like that seriously. It’s completely unhinged and detached from any reality […] My advice to some of our friends across the aisle is get a grip, get a grip,” he added.