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    ‘Childish and Weird’: Trump’s ‘Crazy Bernie’ Remarks Bewilder Twitter

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    Earlier on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he thinks Sanders “missed his time” and that “we’ll see how well he does” after announcing his desire to run for the presidency in the 2020 election.

    Shortly after US Senator Bernie Sanders’s announcement on Tuesday that he intends to enter the 2020 presidential race, President Donald Trump was quick to tweet that he wishes “crazy Bernie” well.

    Twitter users remained at odds over Trump’s tweet, with some touting Trump as “the best president ever” and suggesting that he will win the 2020 election.

    Others tweeted that “wonderful Bernie entered the race” and berated Trump for calling Sanders “crazy”.

     

    “How can Trump wish someone well while literally in the same tweet label that person crazy with a bullying nickname? Extremely weird, childish, and unpresidential,” one user tweeted.

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    Earlier, Trump campaign National Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany issued a statement saying that US voters will reject Sanders’ policy agenda which she said includes high tax rates, government-run health care and "coddling" dictators.

    Sanders finished as runner-up in the 2016 Democratic primaries behind Hillary Clinton. His election campaign was focused on income equality and criticised the US' "millionaires and billionaires" — policies that proved especially popular among young voters.

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