Trump hits Biden, Sanders on debate: 'Not a good day for Sleepy Joe or Crazy Bernie'

 Trump hits Biden, Sanders on debate: 'Not a good day for Sleepy Joe or Crazy Bernie'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE on Friday hit both former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says lawmakers should censure Schiff Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate Krystal Ball on Sanders debate performance: 'He absolutely hit it out of the park' MORE (I-Vt.) over their debate performances on Thursday night.

"I am in Japan at the G-20, representing our Country well, but I heard it was not a good day for Sleepy Joe or Crazy Bernie," he tweeted. "One is exhausted, the other is nuts - so what’s the big deal?"

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHillicon Valley: FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger | Dems wrangle over breaking up Big Tech at debate | Critics pounce as Facebook's Libra stumbles | Zuckerberg to be interviewed by Fox News | Twitter details rules for political figures' tweets Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate 2020 Democrats recognize Pronouns Day MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday night during the second night of the first Democratic debates went after Biden's record on civil rights, bringing up his recent comments about working with segregationist senators and accusing him of working with them in the past to oppose busing black students to schools attended by mostly white students.

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Biden said that Harris “mischaracterized my position across the board.”

The president tweeted from Japan where he is meeting with world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. 

Ahead of the first Democratic debate, Biden and Sanders were front-runners in major polls. They are among the more than two dozen people vying for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination. 

But Biden struggled on Thursday night, getting hit by Harris, but also struggling to explain his position on gun control.

At one point, Biden said he did not think the National Rifle Association was the primary opponent on gun control saying the organization is “not the enemy” — a choice of words that could be difficult to digest for Democratic primary voters.

Biden made a larger argument that gun manufacturers were the main obstacles in the way of new gun control laws.

Sanders did not suffer any missteps, but also did not seem to have any particular moments that stand out as something to build on.

The next Democratic debate will take place July 30-31 in Detroit with a third debate scheduled for September.