Cory Booker: ‘The Biggest Threat’ Is ‘Cancer’ in Our Country Trump’s ‘Caustic’ Politics Have Caused

Friday on ABC’s “The View,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said he was running for president because in the last two years under President Donald Trump’s administration there is a “cancer in many ways in our country” caused by his “caustic type of politics.” Partial transcript as follows: GUEST HOST ANA NAVARRO: I wanted to ask you, so, the last two years under president loco have seen a spike in hate crimes, homophobia, anti-immigrant crime. Anybody that is a person of color is a target. You know, his comments haven’t helped. It creates culture wars, things like the anthem. How do we heal that? How do we move on from that? How do you propose to heal that? BOOKER: That’s one of the calls that I feel to run right now. I feel like the strength of my economic ideas, environmental justice ideas are really strong. But look, I faced tough problems when I was managing a city in recession and we learned really early on political fights and the like I realized that what my city needed was healers, people that bring folks together. There’s an old saying if you want to go fast, go alone but if you want

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