Extra fireworks between Vivek and Nikki … this after he attacked her household over their use of TikTok, which spurred her to inform him to maintain her daughters’ names out of his mouth.
Will Smith’s phrases stay on …
Vivek Ramaswamy got here out swinging on the third Republican debate this week — nevertheless it wasn’t a lot at his political rivals … as an alternative, he took purpose on the moderators.
The polarizing GOP candidate went on the offensive proper out the gate Wednesday in Miami … this after one of many NBC moderators, Lester Holt, requested why he thought he ought to be the Republican nominee as an alternative of Donald Trump … who’s nonetheless main the pack by lots.
As a substitute of answering the query instantly, VR went on a rant bashing the occasion at massive — this after some robust losses in nationwide elections Tuesday — and referred to as the GOP “losers.”
He blamed the GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel for that, however then turned his deal with Lester, Hugh Hewitt and Kristen Welker — all of whom had been moderating … saying they did not need to be moderating this … and that Tucker Carlson, Joe Rogan and Elon Musk did.
FWIW … Vivek’s accomplished loads of sit-downs with Tucker these days — and he appears to be a fan of JR and EM, too. Lester ended up slicing him quick as soon as it grew to become clear he was simply bashing.
Vivek did ultimately go after the opposite candidates, although … together with a shot at Nikki Haley — whom he characterised as a Dick Cheney-esque neo-con in “3-inch heels.” Low blow, certainly.
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