Booker prepping for first 2020 debate with bicep curls
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Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerBiden leads, Warren and Sanders tied for second in new poll The Hill's Morning Report: Trump walks back from 'send her back' chants Biden, Harris set for second Democratic debate showdown MORE (D-N.J.) is preparing mentally and physically for Wednesday night’s first debate among the Democrats running for president in 2020.

NBC News reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell tweeted a video of the senator using weights in a dress shirt and tie, writing “.@CoryBooker’s debate prep includes push ups and bicep curls 'to keep him motivated' a campaign aide said.”

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Some Twitter users questioned the senator’s workout gear. 

Others compared it to former Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanTrump quietly rolled back programs to detect, combat weapons of mass destruction: report Ocasio-Cortez top aide emerges as lightning rod amid Democratic feud Juan Williams: GOP in a panic over Mueller MORE’s (R-Wis.) workout routine. 

Booker will face off against nine other Democratic candidates Wednesday night in the first official Democratic debate of the 2020 election. Ten other candidates will hold a second debate Thursday night.