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

Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerMaternal and child health legislation must be prioritized now Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Five reasons for Biden, GOP to be thankful this season MORE (D-N.J.) on Tuesday night ripped those who "enable" President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package Trump calls Milley a 'f---ing idiot' over Afghanistan withdrawal First rally for far-right French candidate Zemmour prompts protests, violence MORE, saying they will be judged by history.

Booker told MSNBC's Lawrence O'DonnellLawrence O'DonnellPorter on melee at town hall: 'Hard to feel safe' Biden: McCarthy's support of Cheney ouster is 'above my paygrade' On The Money: Inflation jumps at fastest pace since 2008 | Biden 'encouraged' on bipartisan infrastructure deal 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."


"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 PelosiUS expected to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics soon: report Pressure grows to remove Boebert from committees Lawmakers remember Bob Dole: 'Bona fide American hero' 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 BidenChina eyes military base on Africa's Atlantic coast: report Biden orders flags be flown at half-staff through Dec. 9 to honor Dole Biden heading to Kansas City to promote infrastructure package 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.