Musician Cardi B swiped at President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police investigating death threat against McAuliffe Meadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report MORE in a recent interview while lauding Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersUnder pressure, Democrats cut back spending The Memo: Cuts to big bill vex Democrats Democrats say they're committed to reducing emissions in Biden plan MORE (I-Vt.) as he gears up for 2020.
When asked by Variety in a brief interview about what she would say if she could text Trump or contact him on social media, the singer responded: “I hate him.”
“I hate him,” she repeated, adding while laughing: “I don’t even wanna get political, you know what I’m saying? I have a court case.”
Variety also pressed the rapper about who she plans to support in the coming presidential election.
“I don’t know,” she began. “You know, Imma always go with Bernie.”
Asked to explain her support, she said that "Bernie don’t say things to be cool. Like, there’s pictures of him being an activist from a very, very, very long time [ago].”
Cardi B says she's rooting for Bernie Sanders in the 2020 election (Watch) pic.twitter.com/WDwXhP69fA— Variety (@Variety) April 13, 2019
However, Cardi B also expressed interest in Rep. Tim RyanTimothy (Tim) RyanTwo senior House Democrats to retire Democratic retirements could make a tough midterm year even worse Tim Ryan's campaign raises .5 million in third quarter MORE (D-Ohio), who is also running for president in 2020.
“I was watching the news, and I saw this guy named Tim Ryan. And his speech was very convincing to me,” Cardi B said.
“He really wants to give the United States free health care, so that’s a big plus. We need health care. So I don’t know. We’ll see,” she added.
Cardi B, born Belcalis Almánzar, has repeatedly weighed in on politics by voicing support for Democrats or going after the Trump administration.