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

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads Data shows seven Senate Democrats have majority non-white staffs MORE (D-N.J.) on Tuesday night ripped those who "enable" President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeSantis on Florida schools reopening: 'If you can do Walmart,' then 'we absolutely can do schools' NYT editorial board calls for the reopening of schools with help from federal government's 'checkbook' Mueller pens WaPo op-ed: Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon, and rightly so' MORE, saying they will be judged by history.

Booker told MSNBC's Lawrence O'DonnellLawrence O'DonnellMSNBC political analyst Karine Jean-Pierre joins Biden campaign Wallace says Biden gave 'skillful' answer on advice to voters on Reade Trevor Noah mocks Kamala Harris for 'hostage-style video' endorsement of Biden 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 PelosiAs coronavirus surges, Trump tries to dismantle healthcare for millions Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence Pelosi plans legislation to limit pardons, commutations after Roger Stone move 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 BidenDonald Trump Jr. to self-publish book 'Liberal Privilege' before GOP convention Tom Price: Here's how we can obtain more affordable care The Memo: Democrats feel rising tide in Florida 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.