Former President Jimmy Carter urged Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) to run for president in an Instagram Live video on Sunday.
“I’m very glad to have you here this morning, and I hope you come back,” Carter said to the visiting Booker. “And I hope you run for president.” Booker thanked Carter, telling him: “You encouraging me means more to me than you can imagine.”
Booker is one of a slew of potential Democratic candidates generating buzz ahead of the 2020 election, though he has not yet announced his candidacy.
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