Booker mocks Trump: 'Careful tweeting' isn't required to be president

Booker mocks Trump: 'Careful tweeting' isn't required to be president
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Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerMembers of Congress demand new federal gender pay audit The Hill's Morning Report — Can the economy help Republicans buck political history in 2018? Sanders gets best reception at early 2020 audition MORE (D-N.J.) mocked President Trump for his Twitter habits, saying “careful tweeting is not a prerequisite” to becoming president.

Earlier Monday night, Booker tweeted a link to a story detailing New Jersey’s efforts to land Amazon’s new corporate headquarters.

In response, a follower pointed out Booker’s typo and said the senator needs to proofread his tweets because he’s “going to be a presidential candidate in three years.”

 “Clearly careful tweeting is not a prerequisite for the White House,” Booker replied.

Booker has been rumored to be considering a White House bid in 2020, and in a July interview he didn’t rule out running for president.

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"I don't know what the future's going to bring," Booker said in an interview on CNN’s “The Axe Files” podcast. "I'm not making predictions, but I want to unleash the fullness of who I am right now, and I want to call out injustice where I see it."

"I think that politicians make a terrible mistake if they're thinking about aspirations for another office, because I think it undermines their integrity where they are," he continued.

"If I start thinking about the future like that or engaging in that stuff ... I think it would make me a lesser of a senator."

Booker has previously trolled Trump for his use of Twitter, resurfacing Trump’s old criticism of ObamaCare and comparing it to GOP efforts to repeal and replace the law.