Trump: Nothing too 'fabulous' for Democrats in New Hampshire results

Trump: Nothing too 'fabulous' for Democrats in New Hampshire results
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President TrumpDonald TrumpUS gives examples of possible sanctions relief to Iran GOP lawmaker demands review over FBI saying baseball shooting was 'suicide by cop' House passes bill aimed at stopping future Trump travel ban MORE spent much of Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning attacking the 2020 Democratic presidential field as results came in from New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary vote. 

In a series of tweets, Trump targeted candidates including Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Yellen touts 'whole-of-economy' plan to fight climate change | Senate GOP adopts symbolic earmark ban, digs in on debt limit GOP lawmaker demands review over FBI saying baseball shooting was 'suicide by cop' House Dems to unveil drug pricing measure ahead of Biden package MORE (I-Vt.) and former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergTop 12 political donors accounted for almost 1 of every 13 dollars raised since 2009: study Holder, Yates lead letter backing Biden pick for Civil Rights Division at DOJ The truth behind companies' 'net zero' climate commitments MORE and railed against the media over its coverage of his GOP primary performance. 

"The Fake News Media is looking hard for the Big Democrat Story, but there is nothing too fabulous," Trump tweeted following a night in which Sanders claimed victory in the Granite State. "Wouldn’t a big story be that I got more New Hampshire Primary Votes than any incumbent president, in either party, in the history of that Great State? Not an insignificant fact!"


He also claimed that he would win New Hampshire and Iowa in November. 

Trump overwhelmingly won New Hampshire's GOP primary, earning about 83 percent of the vote as he faced minimal opposition. His vote share reportedly neared the modern historical high for an incumbent president, which was set by Ronald Reagan, with 86.4 percent, in 1984. 


Meanwhile, Sanders delivered an important victory for his Democratic primary campaign on Tuesday night, amassing about 26 percent of the vote with 83 percent of precincts reporting. His vote count surpassed former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegDOT appoints chief science officer for first time in 40 years Governors call on Biden to back shift to zero-emission cars by 2035 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - After historic verdict, Chauvin led away in handcuffs MORE's by just about 3,600 votes. 

The win came just a week after technical failures disrupted the results of the Iowa caucuses, leaving their results in doubt. Sanders won the raw popular vote in Iowa, though Buttigieg appears to have beat the progressive senator in convention delegates. Both Sanders and Buttigieg have called for a recanvass of the votes. 

Trump repeatedly weighed in as results came in from New Hampshire, quipping at one point that Buttigieg was "doing pretty well" and giving "Crazy Bernie a run for his money."

He also blasted Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenLawmakers react to guilty verdict in Chauvin murder trial: 'Our work is far from done' World passes 3 million coronavirus deaths Poll: 56 percent say wealth tax is part of solution to inequality MORE (D-Mass.) over her fourth-place finish in the Granite State, suggesting that she was "sending signals that she wants out." Warren has vowed to continue campaigning. 

Trump also went after the billionaire businessmen in the race. He claimed that Bloomberg was having a "bad night," even though the former New York City mayor was not on the ballot in New Hampshire. 

He also compared Tom SteyerTom SteyerTop 12 political donors accounted for almost 1 of every 13 dollars raised since 2009: study California Democrats weigh their recall options Why we should be leery of companies entering political fray MORE's campaign to his own 2016 presidential bid.

"Impeachment King Steyer (how did that work out?) spent 200 Million Dollars and got less than 1% of the vote in Iowa, and only 3% of the Vote in New Hampshire. Could it be that something is just plain missing? Not easy to do what I did, is it?" he asked.  

Trump did not target former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCornyn, Sinema to introduce bill aimed at addressing border surge Harris to travel to Northern Triangle region in June Biden expected to formally recognize Armenian Genocide: report MORE, who came in fifth place in New Hampshire following an equally poor showing in Iowa the previous week. Biden left the state and traveled to South Carolina before the final results came in Tuesday night.