Booker, Biden's 'Kool-Aid' exchange was second debate's top-tweeted moment

Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerLawmakers gear up for spending bill, infrastructure votes Booker: End of police reform negotiations a 'frustrating experience' Sunday shows - All eyes on spending votes MORE's (D-N.J.) barbed exchange with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPelosi sets Thursday vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill Pressure grows to cut diplomatic red tape for Afghans left behind President Biden is making the world a more dangerous place MORE over criminal justice reform and his hiring of an official connected to former New York City Mayor Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiThree Democrats call for investigation into Sidney Powell to move 'swiftly' Fox News bans Rudy Giuliani from appearing: report Alabama official dismisses Lindell claim that 100K votes were flipped from Trump to Biden: 'It's not possible' MORE (R) was the top tweeted-about moment of Wednesday's debate.

Twitter's Government and Elections team tweeted Wednesday night following the debate that the back-and-forth, during which Booker told Biden: "You’re dipping into the Kool-Aid and you don’t even know the flavor.”

Booker's response came after Biden questioned the New Jersey senator and former Newark mayor's embrace of stop-and-frisk tactics by police as well as the hiring of Giuliani's former adviser.


"If you want to compare records, and I'm shocked that you do, I'm happy to do that," Booker told Biden Wednesday night.

Other top moments from the debate, according to Twitter, included Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardProgressives breathe sigh of relief after Afghan withdrawal Hillicon Valley: US has made progress on cyber but more needed, report says | Democrat urges changes for 'problematic' crypto language in infrastructure bill | Facebook may be forced to unwind Giphy acquisition YouTube rival Rumble strikes deals with Tulsi Gabbard, Glenn Greenwald MORE's (D-Hawaii) exchange with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden, Harris push big lie about Border Patrol Two 'View' hosts test positive for coronavirus ahead of Harris interview Rep. Karen Bass to run for mayor of Los Angeles: report MORE (D-Calif.) for admitting to smoking marijuana after prosecuting people for the same crime, as well as Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Gillibrand11 senators urge House to pass .5T package before infrastructure bill Hochul tells Facebook to 'clean up the act' on abortion misinformation after Texas law Democratic senators request probe into Amazon's treatment of pregnant employees MORE's (D-N.Y.) quip that she would "Clorox" the Oval Office as her first order of business as president.

Tuesday night's debate ended with Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn defense of share buybacks Democrats urge Biden to go all in with agenda in limbo In Washington, the road almost never taken MORE's (D-Mass.) rebuke of former Rep. John DelaneyJohn DelaneyDirect air capture is a crucial bipartisan climate policy Lobbying world Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Rep. Rodney Davis MORE (D-Md.) going viral after the Massachusetts progressive questioned why Delaney was running to just "talk about what's not possible."