President Donald Trump has attacked the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls in the past two days following the New Hampshire results of the first-in-the-nation primary vote.
In his string of tweets the President took aim at several candidates, including Senator Bernie Sanders and ex-mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg.
Trump also took the opportunity to snap at the media over his GOP primary performance coverage.
“The Fake News Media is looking hard for the Big Democrat Story, but there is nothing too fabulous,” Trump tweeted following a night in which Sanders claimed victory in the Granite State. “Wouldn’t a big story be that I got more New Hampshire Primary Votes than any incumbent president, in either party, in the history of that Great State? Not an insignificant fact!”
Trump overwhelmingly won New Hampshire’s GOP primary, earning about 83 percent of the vote as he faced minimal opposition. His vote share reportedly neared the modern historical high for an incumbent president, which was set by Ronald Reagan, with 86.4 percent, in 1984.
Meanwhile, Sanders delivered an important victory for his Democratic primary campaign on Tuesday night, amassing about 26 percent of the vote with 83 percent of precincts reporting. His vote count surpassed former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg‘s by just about 3,600 votes.
The win came just a week after technical failures disrupted the results of the Iowa caucuses, leaving their results in doubt. Sanders won the raw popular vote in Iowa, though Buttigieg appears to have beat the progressive senator in convention delegates. Both Sanders and Buttigieg have called for a recanvass of the votes.
Trump repeatedly weighed in as results came in from New Hampshire, quipping at one point that Buttigieg was “doing pretty well” and giving “Crazy Bernie a run for his money”.