During an interview with CNN’s Van Jones on Saturday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made it clear that despite what President Donald Trump has said about her, she’s not afraid of him.
The comment came during a conversation about Gillibrand’s own possible 2020 run.
Jones pointed out that Trump has spewed hate at Gillibrand personally.
“This would be a very tough thing,” he added. “He basically said that you were coming into his office willing to do anything for money and you fought right back.”
He then asked, “Is that kind of nastiness, though, a deterrent for you?”
Gillibrand replied, speaking of the president: “I’m not afraid of him and I’m not afraid of his nasty language and his name calling. I’m certainly not afraid of that.”
She then went on to say that she was still discussing possible plans to run with her family.
“I do believe, no matter what block you grew up on, you should have a chance to live up to your God-given potential and that means good schools, better public schools, debt-free college, things that really make opportunity possible,” she stressed. “So I have that vision. And so, the question is, do I do that from a presidential platform or do I do it from the U.S. Senate? And that is the question I will decide very soon.”
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