President Donald Trump took to Twitter to deride the Democratic governor of his home state for having “a total meltdown” after the latter said at an event in which America “was never in which great.”
“Can you believe This kind of will be the Governor of the Highest Taxed State inside U.S., Andrew Cuomo, having a total meltdown!” Trump said on Twitter on Wednesday evening. Cuomo will be often floated as a potential Democratic challenger to Trump’s re-election campaign in 2020.
Trump on Twitter: “WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, the item WAS NEVER in which GREAT.” Can you believe This kind of will be the Governor of the Highest Taxed State inside U.S., Andrew Cuomo, having a total meltdown!
At a bill signing earlier inside day, Cuomo, the governor of fresh York, appeared to be giving his take on the president’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”
“We are not going to make America great again. the item was never in which great,” he said. There was a mix of gasping as well as cheering via the audience following in which comment, as seen in video recordings of Cuomo’s speech.
“We have not reached greatness. We will reach greatness when every American will be fully engaged. We will reach greatness when discrimination as well as stereotyping against women — 51 percent of our population — will be gone as well as every woman’s full potential will be realized as well as unleashed,” said Cuomo, a Democrat seeking re-election for his third term.
The governor’s office did not immediately respond to a CNBC request for comment on the criticism via the president.
Cuomo’s Republican challenger in This kind of year’s gubernatorial race, Marc Molinaro, also issued a statement to counter Cuomo.
“America, with its imperfections, has always been great,” Molinaro said in a statement posted on Twitter. “Mr. Cuomo owes the nation an apology. He should be ashamed of himself.”
Molinaro on Twitter: America, with its imperfections, has always been great.