Klobuchar knocks Trump: 'This negotiating by tweet hasn't been working'

Klobuchar knocks Trump: 'This negotiating by tweet hasn't been working'
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: Democrats urge tech CEOs to combat Spanish disinformation | Amazon fined 6M by EU regulators Democrats urge tech CEOs to combat Spanish disinformation Bill would honor Ginsburg, O'Connor with statues at Capitol MORE (D-Minn.), a 2020 presidential hopeful, on Sunday blasted President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' MORE’s “negotiation by tweet” in the ongoing trade war with China.

“He creates chaos and I don’t think that’s good for getting an agreement with a country like China,” Klobuchar said on “Fox News Sunday.”

“You’ve got to keep your promises and you’ve got to keep your threats and he has done neither… this negotiating by tweet hasn’t been working,” she added.

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Klobuchar, paraphrasing an Ojibwe Native American proverb, added: “What a great leader does—you make decisions not just for this generation but for seven generations from now,” and said Trump “can’t even keep his decisions seven minutes from now.”

Describing her interactions with voters on the campaign trail, the Minnesota senator told host Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceAnything-but-bipartisan 1/6 commission will seal Pelosi's retirement. Here's why Biden walks fine line with Fox News Aides who clashed with Giuliani intentionally gave him wrong time for Trump debate prep: book MORE, “They don’t want a whiner in the White House … they are tired of hearing the president whining every day when they’re struggling to make ends meet.”

Klobuchar demurred when pressed by Wallace on a series of misstatements by former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCDC chief clarifies vaccine comments: 'There will be no nationwide mandate' Overnight Defense: First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Virginia | Biden signs Capitol security funding bill, reimbursing Guard | Pentagon raises health protection level weeks after lowering it Biden urges local governments to stave off evictions MORE, who, like her, has staked out more moderate positions that appeal less to the Democratic base than other members of the crowded presidential primary field, telling Wallace “I’m focused on my own campaign.”

Klobuchar is one of 10 candidates so far who have qualified for a spot on the debate stage in the third round of Democratic debates in September.