Cory Booker drops out of presidential race as Democratic field gets smaller and whiter | Daily Mail Online

The 50-year-old represented one of the party’s few remaining opportunities to spotlight ethnic diversity in its quest to unseat President Donald Trump.

Source: Cory Booker drops out of presidential race as Democratic field gets smaller and whiter | Daily Mail Online

Cory Booker drops out of presidential race after polling less than 2 per cent as Democratic field gets smaller and whiter and Donald Trump mocks: ‘Now I can rest easy tonight!’

  • Democratic hopeful Sen. Cory Booker announced his decision Monday to end his presidential run 
  • ‘It’s with a full heart that I share this news—I’m suspending my campaign for president,’ Booker tweeted 
  • Booker was polling, on average, at 1.8 per cent, didn’t make the debate stage in Los Angeles and wouldn’t be appearing this week in Des Moines 
  • Soon after Booker’s announcement President Trump chimed in with a tweet, mocking the New Jersey senator’s bid 
  • ‘Now I can rest easy tonight. I was sooo concerned that I would someday have to go head to head with him!’ Trump wrote  

President Donald Trump jumped on his iPhone to tweet a slap at the New Jersey senator, joking that he would finally rest easy knowing Booker wouldn't be the Democratic nominee

 

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