Trump says Obama knows 'something that you don't know' about Biden

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation Stocks open mixed ahead of Trump briefing on China The island that can save America MORE raised questions about the Democratic Primary on Wednesday evening at a White House briefing, suggesting President Obama “knows something that you don’t know.”

“It does amaze me that President Obama has not supported Sleepy Joe. It just hasn’t happened. When is it going to happen?” Trump said. “He knows something that you don’t know. That I think I know. But you don’t know.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Trump went on to say there’s “a weird deal going on” in the party, pointing out that Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California Senate Democrats pump brakes on new stimulus checks The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Unemployment claims now at 41 million with 2.1 million more added to rolls; Topeka mayor says cities don't have enough tests for minorities and homeless communities MORE said he’s keeping his delegates, a move the Vermont Independent made clear is meant to further his progressive platform during the nomination process. 

“He didn't really drop out. What about his delegates?” Trump said. “I mean, he said he's going to keep his delegates. That's a weird deal going on.”

Trump has tried to deepen division within the Democratic Party throughout the race. Soon after Sanders conceded, Trump tweeted “thank you” to the Vermont Independent's fellow left-wing senator and former opponent Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenCOVID-19 workplace complaints surge; unions rip administration Gloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California Police killing in Minneapolis puts new scrutiny on Biden pick MORE (D-Mass), whom the president credited for Sanders’s plummet. 

ADVERTISEMENT

“Bernie Sanders is OUT! Thank you to Elizabeth Warren. If not for her, Bernie would have won almost every state on Super Tuesday!” Trump tweeted. “This ended just like the Democrats & the DNC wanted, same as the Crooked Hillary fiasco. The Bernie people should come to the Republican Party, TRADE!”

Updated: April 9 at 6:10 a.m.