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.”


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.