As a senator, Booker has sought to sand off some of his rough political edges ahead of 2020, burnishing his progressive credentials by signing on to policies such as "Medicare-for-all".
"The president said before that Cory Booker as mayor of Newark ran the city into the ground, so I'll let those comments stand", the White house counselor later told reporters. In addition to Harris, D-Calif., Booker joins Sens. "I'm Cory Booker and I'm running for president of the United States of America".
Booker's campaign manager will be Addisu Demissie, who managed California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's campaign last year and previously worked on Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid.
The high-profile Democrat from New Jersey announced his White House run with a new website and a tweet featuring a two-minute-long campaign launch video, as well as an email to supporters.
"He was a pro-school choice advocate but the modern Democratic Party in which he's running for the presidential nomination has moved so far to the left that he can't even bring himself to help those school children through school choice", Conway claimed.
Booker's chief accomplishment in the Senate was his involvement in the recent passing of a criminal justice reform bill. During the height of the Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Booker drew attention to the debate by holding a sit-in on the steps of the Senate with other Democrats, and livestreaming the event for hours.
"It is not a matter of can we, it's a matter of do we have the collective will, the American will?" he added.
"If he stays in that lane and is the articulate, inspirational guy that he is, then I think he's got a legitimate chance to be a serious potential problem for the president in the general election".
Booker's call for unity and Making America Proud, Not Ashamed, Of Its Elected Officials Again is precisely the message anyone who's followed his career would expect. Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris announced presidential plans, most Democratic strategists and officials consider Booker a top-tier contender who has spent months building relationships and laying organizational groundwork in the early voting states. If elected, he would be the country's second African-American president.
If the presidential race were a declamation contest, Mr Booker would head the pack. "I think if we give all of our energy - psychic, mental - toward Donald Trump, it makes him powerful".
"We're not defined by a president who does not believe women", he said.
Hillary Clinton's battle with Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary - and her eventual loss to Trump in the election - triggered an ongoing debate within the party about the best path forward, pitting moderates against progressives and younger politicians against the old guard.
Powell previously indicated a shift in the Fed's stance in an appearance January 4, and the results have been evident. December 2018 was the worst month for home sales since 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors.
An Irving, Davis and James team will be a formidable one which can surely challenge the dominance of the Golden State Warriors . With the rumors flying around vigorously now, it will be interesting to see what happens with the Lakers in the coming week.
That puts Trump either among the 19 percent who are unsure if climate change is occurring, or the 9 percent who flatly deny it. In coming days, expected to get even colder", Trump wrote . "People can't last outside even for minutes", he tweeted .
As they have humbled the hosts in the first three games of the five-match series, the remaining two matches are a dead rubber. In the bowling department, the incisive Trent Boult has lacked support and Lockie Ferguson is far from a finished product.
As a reminder, we now have a two-hour late start scheduled for this Wednesday, January 30, for professional development. But with wind chill, there's not so much to see. "And so you know, that one is a little tougher with the cold".
At least three states - Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin - declared an emergency on Wednesday and Thursday. Police found a man's body close to his home in Detroit, he did not have any warm winter clothes on.
Brandon Ingram and the Lakers are back on the floor against the Clippers on Thursday night from the Staples Center at 10:30 pm ET. Joel Embiid and the Sixers pick up their third win in the last 4 games against Javale McGee and the Lakers .
The CDC says that was the second-highest number of reported cases since measles was eliminated in the United States in 2000. Vaccination rates in OR and Southwest Washington, where measles first broke out, are comparatively low.
McGregor and Nurmagomedov both suspended
Nurmagomedov received a nine-month suspension and a 500,000 U.S. dollars (£380,000) fine after he instigated the post-fight melee. Khabib Nurmagomedov's hearing over the brawl in the aftermath of his fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 229 began on Tuesday.
No US-China Trade Deal until I Meet with Xi Jinping
The trade war has magnified uncertainties for businesses, raised priced in some sectors and unsettled investors. Trump this month said that China's slumping economy gave the country no choice but to make serious commitments.
Lakers star (groin) reportedly ruled out vs. Clippers
Jayson Tatum is doing his best to not get caught up in the rumors surrounding the Celtics and Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis. Yes, we are deeply entrenched in the NBA's "Silly Season" with the trade deadline just a week away.
'Why not?' Djokovic, coach eye Nadal, Federer totals
It was the manner of victory that had many, including Djokovic , believing he can go on to match or possibly overtake Federer. As for winning on the clay of Paris, Djokovic said: "The ultimate challenge is to win there against Nadal ".
US hits Venezuela's state-owned oil company with sanctions
His remarks in an interview with the Russian state-owned RIA Novosti news agency came amid a dire political crisis in Venezuela. The once prosperous nation has been in an economic collapse, with several million citizens fleeing to neighbouring countries.
Malaysia Goodson: Mom Dies in NYC Subway Stairs Fall
Only about a quarter of the city's 472 subway stations have elevators, and the elevators that do exist are often out of service. Paul Ng, a spokesman for the New York Police Department, told the mum had been carrying her daughter in her arms when she fell.
Five officers wounded in Houston shooting
The suspect ran down the street before police were able to take him into custody and transport him to a hospital. However, as noted, it later turned out that four officers were shot and the fifth was injured during the chaos.