President Donald Trump's First Response to the First Democratic Debate in 2020: "BORING!"
The president's tweet landed as candidates at the debate phase in Miami was asked about the crisis at the South American border involving immigrant children. 19659002] Shortly afterwards, he tweeted criticism of NBC and MSNBC over a technical production issue.
Tweets came minutes after Trump, who had planned from Air Force One in Alaska on his way to Japan, welcomed US troops there and told them had chosen to talk to them instead of seeing the debate.
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The president, who was traveling to Osaka for a G20 meeting, said the troops were "so much smarter than them," referring to the great step of democratic candidates.
"I think they are all going to do badly," he added when he was asked his expectations were too dbate.
Earlier in the evening, Trump told his Twitter followers to follow the accounts of his 2020 election campaign and those of his campaign directors during the debate and added, "Sorry, I'm on Air Force One, off to save the free world!" 1
In an interview earlier in the day with Fox Business Maria Bartiromo, Trump said he was planning to see the first democratic side of the campaign.
"Well, I'm on a plane, yes, everyone said I want to be tweeting, I actually want to be on an airplane, and it just seems very boring, but I have to see it because I have to. part of my life, "Trump said. "I want to see it? Want to see these people? It's a very rude group of people."
Trump continued to call former Vice President Joe Biden, who leads the democratic package so far "a lost soul"
"He does not know where he is, I do not believe. He changes his views quickly," Trump said.
Last week, Trump Fox News told Sean Hannity that he had not planned to live tweet the debates, but then he said he was considering the idea.
"I didn't think about it, but maybe I will now," Trump said during a telephone interview. "Instead of fake news, I" They do the right news, and that's ok. "
The 10 candidates on stage for the first debate in Miami are Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, Former Resident and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Sen. Cory Booker, DN.J., Former Rep. Beto & # 39; Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Rep. Tulsi Gab Bard, D-Hawaii, Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, Former Rep. John Delaney, D-Md
Trump officially launched his re-election campaign last week, his campaign said Wednesday it had bought expensive digital property before the first democratic debate: the YouTube masthead, showing a video at the top of YouTube, which includes a montage of various Trump followers, spliced with Trump quotes from various collections, and includes a directive for text "RALLY" for a registration number to vote for a Trump event in a particular state.