Booker: Trump enablers 'will go down in history as despicable actors'

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: House managers to begin opening arguments on day two Patrick backs reparations in unveiling 'Equity Agenda for Black Americans' Booker ahead of Trump impeachment trial: 'History has its eyes on us' MORE (D-N.J.) on Tuesday night ripped those who "enable" President TrumpDonald John TrumpMnuchin knocks Greta Thunberg's activism: Study economics and then 'come back' to us The Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial MORE, saying they will be judged by history.

Booker told MSNBC's Lawrence O'DonnellLawrence Francis O'DonnellWarren ad claims Trump fears her most Trump points to stock market gains: 'How are your 409K's doing?' Buttigieg: Harris 'deserves to be under anybody's consideration' for vice president MORE that "they will go down in history as despicable actors who have enabled" Trump, who he believes "is doing some of the worst things" in the history of the country.

“Those people who are enabling him, who witness the kind of things he does on a regular basis, those people that are enabling him, there’s a cold, frigid place under the historical eye," the 2020 Democratic hopeful said on "The Last Word."

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"They will go down in history as despicable actors who have enabled a president who’s doing some of the worst things in that office in the history of our country,” he continued before later adding, "the truth about Donald Trump will come out. I have a very low regard for people who know he’s doing wrong but defend him and empower him to remain in that office."

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSekulow indicates White House not interested in motion to dismiss impeachment articles Overnight Health Care: Trump restores funding for Texas program that bars Planned Parenthood | Trump to attend March for Life | PhRMA spent record on 2019 lobbying Key House committee chairman to meet with Mnuchin on infrastructure next week MORE (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump amid Democratic concerns that the president pressured Ukraine's president to look into former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial Sanders wants one-on-one fight with Biden MORE and his son Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine.

Trump has called the allegations a "witch hunt" and "nonsense" while fundraising off Democrats' impeachment effort.

Booker is one of several 2020 presidential candidates who have called for Trump's impeachment.

He currently stands at 2 percent in the RealClearPolitics index of polls.