CONCORD, N.H. — Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey says he might follow in Sen. Mitt Romney’s footsteps by setting up a fake Twitter account.
The presidential candidate, speaking to reporters in New Hampshire the morning after the Republican senator from Utah apparently admitted that he managed a secret Twitter account, jokingly said, “I now know I can get some fake Twitter accounts, which I’m going to start running I think… really want one now. I want a synonym.”
Booker, a Democrat, seemed to be impressed with the name “Pierre Delecto,” Romney’s fake Twitter handle.
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The senator jokingly said, “Pierre Delecto. All right. I love that name. I’ve got to find a good one.”
Two quick names the Democrat from New Jersey suggested as his handle – “’Kal-El_Jersey. Maybe ‘BBB,’ ‘B Cubed,’ big, bald and bold. I’m just not sure. I hope I can ask America to help me come up with my Twitter account names.”
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Turning serious, Booker praised Romney for his criticism of President Trump and once again took aim at the commander in chief.
“I know Mitt Romney to be a statesman in the United States of America and somebody who’s a very honorable person. I’m glad to be serving with him in the Senate and I’m glad he that he’s speaking up,” Booker noted. “When a president of the United States is engaging in moral vandalism, I don’t care if he’s in your party or not in your party, we should all be speaking out to that.”