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President Trump said in an interview on Thursday that he’s way ahead of political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a surprise primary said gain REP. Joe Crowley, the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus.
Trump told Bloomberg News that Crowley, D-NY, which was thought by some to be a contender for the speaker of the house, “lose,” as soon as he saw the 28-year-old democratic socialist on TV.
Trump says that he predicted @Ocasio2018 surprise victory in New York primaries https://t.co/xGj8GULjY5
— Bloomberg (@business) August 31, 2018
“So, I’m in front of the TV, and I see this young woman on television and I say,” who is that?'” Trump told the outlet. “Oh, it is a campaign against Joe. You know who is Joe, right? Queens. Crowley. So, I say, ah, let me see you after a second. Wonderful Thing, TiVo. So you go back. Hah. You tell him, he will lose.”
“Well, I do not agree with your views,” he said. “Their views are terrible.”
Ocasio-Cortez embraced far-left issues, such as Medicare for all ” and calls for the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE.) It provides a growing wing of the party, has become more mainstream, as sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., mounted a strong primary challenge against possible 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Trump has recently said that the Republicans could ride, a “giant Red Wave” in the November elections, several candidates he endorsed won their respective primaries, although Democrats have a solid shot at retaking the house.
Trump-backed Republican state sen Troy Balderson beat Democrat Danny O’connor in Ohio the by-election for a vacant house seat earlier this month.
On Tuesday, another trump candidate, GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis, is preferably the shaft of the President rode primary its assent to the victory over state agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, Florida Republican Governor elections.
Trump has a new forecast by Bloomberg on Thursday, says the outlet, which democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be the defeat of his far-left opponent, actress Cynthia Nixon, in New York, Sept. 13 gubernatorial primary.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.