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18:40  15 may  2019
18:40  15 may  2019 Source:   politico.com

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Trump said Joe Biden has lost his energy and doesn't resemble the vice president he once was . The president called Bernie Sanders 'crazy' and said that while he is more energetic than Biden , his verve would result in massive job losses in the energy sector. And he scoffed at Buttigieg' s name, hinting

Trump boasts that his looks and brain are better than Biden's© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump, 72, has called himself a "young, vibrant man."

President Donald Trump took another dig at former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday, claiming the Democratic primary frontrunner’s looks and mind are less sharp due to age.

At 72 and 76, respectively, Trump and Biden are among the oldest candidates seeking the White House in 2020. But the president’s comment came in the form of a tweet responding to “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough’s remark earlier Wednesday that Trump “looks like he’s about 20 years younger than a lot of Democratic candidates.”

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“He can engage the audience,” Scarborough said of Trump on the MSNBC morning show. “He can engage viewers, despite the hateful rhetoric, despite everything else. You can see that guy is gearing up for 2020. And yes, Democrats, he’s going to be hard to beat.”

Trump commented on a tweet linking to a Washington Examiner article summing up Scarborough’s comments and wrote: “Thank you Joe and remember, the BRAIN is much sharper also!”

The president has already gleefully touted his age in the early stages of the 2020 primary, comparing himself to the two Democrats he reportedly views as his most likely challengers in the general election — Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is 77. Trump last month called himself “a young, vibrant man” while talking to reporters, claiming Biden and Sanders make him look youthful and energetic.

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Trump has reportedly told his aides, however, that he views Biden as his biggest threat in 2020 — perhaps fueling extra insults lobbed at the former vice president. In a speech in Louisiana on Tuesday the president alleged that Sanders “has a lot more energy than Biden.”

“But it’s energy to get rid of your jobs,” Trump continued during a tangent bashing of a slew of the 20-plus Democratic primary candidates. “He’s got the opposite energy that you produce. Not good energy, you don’t like his energy.”

Trump boasts that his looks and brain are better than Biden's

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All three white male septuagenarians, though, will likely fight for overlapping segments of voters, competing to win the blue-collar and Rust belt blocs that helped secure Trump’s victory in 2016. And Biden and Sanders face a young and diverse pool of primary contenders.

Scarborough on Wednesday played a clip of Trump’s diatribe from the prior day.

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So, do you think Joe Biden is too old to be president? We’ve been talking a lot about Biden this week because of his dust-up with Donald Trump . You will remember that the former vice president told a gathering of college students that if he and Trump “ were in high school

Vice President Joe Biden ' s brother has revealed that the family members in Pennsylvania voted for Donald Trump after Frank Biden predicted to the Palm Beach Post that his brother would run. What I know Joe looks at is he looks at an individual policy decision based on its merits,' he said. He continued: 'Joe works out four days a week. He's in better shape than he was when he was 65.'

“Let's be blunt about Donald Trump,” he said. “That guy can do on a campaign stage what nobody else can do.”

The “Morning Joe” host has a complicated relationship with the president. Scarborough and his co-host and wife, Mika Brzezinski, were once friends of Trump but have been deeply critical of him since he entered the White House.

Scarborough is a former congressman and Republican, who announced he was leaving the GOP to become an independent in 2017, stating his personal values clashed with what the party stood for under Trump’s leadership.

The president has often launched attacks at “Morning Joe” from his Twitter account over the course of his campaign and presidency, repeatedly criticizing the show’s ratings and characterizing it as “fake news.”

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