Trump knocks Steyer after Democrat drops out of race: 'Go away'

Trump knocks Steyer after Democrat drops out of race: 'Go away'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests some states may 'pay nothing' as part of unemployment plan Trump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore Trump, US face pivotal UN vote on Iran MORE in a series of early morning tweets on Sunday knocked Tom SteyerTom SteyerSteyer endorses reparations bill, commits to working with Jackson Lee Progressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters The Hill's Campaign Report: Jacksonville mandates face coverings as GOP convention approaches MORE after the billionaire dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race.

“Tom Steyer who, other than Mini Mike Bloomberg, spent more dollars for NOTHING than any candidate in history, quit the race today proclaiming how thrilled he was to be a part of the the Democrat Clown Show,” he said.

“Go away Tom and save whatever little money you have left!” he added.


Steyer dropped out of the race late Saturday after capturing a disappointing 11.3 percent of the votes cast in the Democratic primary in South Carolina, where he had focused his campaign.

“I would find it hard to believe that failed presidential candidates Tom Steyer, or Mini Mike Bloombeg, would contribute to the Democrat Party, even against me, after the way they have been treated - laughed at & mocked,” the president added in a subsequent tweet.

“The real politicians ate them up and spit them out!” he added.

The tweets came after former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump denies White House asked about adding him to Mount Rushmore HuffPost reporter: Biden's VP shortlist doesn't suggest progressive economic policies Jill Biden says she plans to continue teaching if she becomes first lady MORE’s decisive win in South Carolina on Saturday. Biden had 48.5 percent of the vote in the Palmetto State. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump is fighting the wrong war Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report The Memo: Trump team pounces on Biden gaffes MORE (I-Vt.) trailed in second place with 19.9 percent.

Trump in a tweet late Saturday said the results from South Carolina should mark the end of former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s campaign. The billionaire, who is targeting his campaign to Super Tuesday states this week, was not on the ballot in South Carolina.

“Sleepy Joe Biden’s victory in the South Carolina Democrat Primary should be the end of Mini Mike Bloomberg’s Joke of a campaign. After the worst debate performance in the history of presidential debates, Mini Mike now has Biden split up his very few voters, taking many away!” Trump tweeted.

Trump also said Democrats are "working hard" to take the presidential nomination away from Sanders, a repeated line of attack from the president after the Vermont Independent emerged as the front-runner in the 2020 race following wins in New Hampshire and Nevada.