Ex-Sanders campaign official Nina Turner: If Democrats want to defeat Trump they need more 'excitement'

Nina Turner, the former co-chairwoman of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHickenlooper beats back progressive challenge in Colorado primary Progressive groups urge Biden to tap Warren as running mate Young Turks host says Elizabeth Warren should be Biden's VP pick MORE (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, on Thursday said Democrats will need to gin up more excitement with the party’s base if they hope to unseat President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE in November.

“We need some excitement,” she said in an appearance on Hill.TV’s “Rising.”

“To get people to vote, I have a news flash, it doesn’t happen in the head first, it happens in the heart. And you must excite people. And Trump as bad as he is, as rotten as he is, as wrong as he is, he does bring a certain type of excitement.” 

You can watch more from the interview with Turner above.