Booker freestyles during MSNBC interview

Booker freestyles during MSNBC interview

Presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony Booker2020 Democrats look to cut into Biden's lead with black voters 2020 Democrats look to cut into Biden's lead with black voters Overnight Health Care: Democrats attack after Trump revives talk of ObamaCare replacement | Cruz, Ocasio-Cortez efforts on birth control face major obstacles | CVS investing M to fight teen e-cig use MORE (D-N.J.) showed off his freestyle skills during an appearance on MSNBC's "The Beat with Ari Melber" on Thursday. 

“We could try to freestyle right now,” Booker suggested to host Ari Melber.

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“It’s no feat to be on ‘The Beat’ so far away from the actual street,” Booker began. “If you want to be understood, you got to come to my hood,” he continued.

Booker joked that he would not freestyle in the Democratic presidential debates after Melber asked him whether he would.

“I bet you could out freestyle Bernie," Melber quipped about Booker's fellow candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump hits polling on Fox News: 'Something weird going on at Fox' Trump hits polling on Fox News: 'Something weird going on at Fox' 2020 Democrats look to cut into Biden's lead with black voters MORE (I-Vt.). Booker declined to comment on the suggestion.

Booker is among more than 20 candidates vying for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination.