Donald Trump attacked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for trying to take away people’s guns and then begged him to run for president in 2020 during a private fundraiser for Rep. Claudia Tenney on Monday evening.
“You better be careful because they want to end your Second Amendment, they are putting a big move on it. And Cuomo wants to end your Second Amendment more than anything. Cuomo wants to take away your Second Amendment,” the president continued.
“Now he called me and said ‘I will never run for president against you.’ But maybe he wants to. Oh please do it. Please. Please. He did say that. Maybe he meant it. The one thing we know, they do say, anybody that runs against Trump suffers,” he added.
The crowd erupted after Trump’s comments about Cuomo.
Cuomo, the incumbent governor, is taking on actress turned Democratic Socialist Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic primary next month.
Tenney, the incumbent, is running against Democrat Anthony Brindisi in November for New York’s 22nd district.
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