• Democratic presidential candidates react to Trump's Orlando reelection campaign kickoff

    By: Sarah Wilson


    ORLANDO, Fla. - While President Donald Trump announced his reelection campaign in Orlando on Tuesday, Democratic candidates challenging him in the 2020 election quickly took to social media to respond.

    As of Trump’s speech Tuesday,  24 candidates have announced they’re running against him in 2020. Many of them used the contents of the president’s speech on Tuesday to promote their own platforms.

    Channel 9 compiled the relevant posts of the candidates reacting to Trump’s speech below:


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    Bernie Sanders

    Joe Biden

    Click here to see the full thread.

    Andrew Yang

    Beto O'Rourke

    Seth Moulton

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    Jay Inslee

    John Hickenlooper

    Kirsten Gillibrand

    John Delaney

    Steve Bullock

    Candidates who have not made a statement on social media as of Wednesday morning include: Cory Booker, Mike Gravel, Pete Buttigieg, Michael BennetTulsi GabbardKamala HarrisBill de BlasioJulián CastroWayne Messam, Elizabeth WarrenMarianne WilliamsonEric SwalwellTim Ryan and Amy Klobuchar.

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