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Former two-term Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper jumps into the crowded 2020 the race for the democratic presidential nomination.
Cue groans from the audience.
Former Colorado Governor and 2020 Democratic hopeful John Hickenlooper sought to flip the script, if you are asked during a CNN town hall Wednesday evening, when he would choose to do, a female running mate, as some of his male rivals have vowed to.
“Of course,” Hickenlooper says the 67.
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He was not done, however.
“Well, I’m going to ask a different question,” he continued. “But how come, we ask that more often the women,” Would you be willing to be a man who is on the ticket?”
Hickenlooper question drew groans from the Atlanta audience.
Lauren Hitt, a spokesman for Hickenlooper, tweeted about the comment.
“The point is that the media often discounts that you tweeted the chances of women to win the nomination”.
After the town hall, Hickenlooper told CNN, he stood by his response and said: “too often [the] media discounts the chance to win a woman.”
“This is what I talk about am. People can from the context,” he continued.
JOHN HICKENLOOPER, FORMER COLORADO GOVERNOR, JUMPS IN THE 2020 RACE
Last week, sen. Cory Booker, D-N. J., said during a campaign stop that the Democrats would, in any case, a woman on the 2020 ticket.
“No matter what, I’m looking in the eyes and say: It is a woman on the ticket. I don’t know if it was said in the vice-President, the position or the position of the President,” Booker.
“If I have my way, there is a woman on the ticket,” he continued.
A number of women are running, the Democratic candidates, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.