President Trump instructed network anchors Tuesday that he thinks Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will run in opposition to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and “kick his ass” in the 2022 Democratic main in New York.
“I think she is likely to kick his ass,” Mr. Trump predicted at a White Residence lunch that was otherwise off-the-history. The comment was reported by Fox Information anchor Bret Baier.
Mr. Schumer is up for reelection two a long time from now. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez is a freshman lawmaker who unseated veteran Rep. Joe Crowley, a former member of the House Democratic leadership staff, in the occasion primary.
The president holds the luncheon every year with network anchors to preview his Condition of the Union address. The White Residence did not invite a consultant from CNN this yr.
The president also told the network anchors that his Condition of the Union deal with, coming on the eve of his acquittal in his Senate impeachment demo, will be “extraordinarily reduced-crucial.”