Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'
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August 14, 2018 12:44 PM
President Donald Trump is daring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warning the Democrat that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers."
In remarks Monday night at a fundraiser in Utica, New York, Trump said that Cuomo once called him and promised that he wouldn't run against him.
However, Cuomo says he doesn't have "personal political conversations" with Trump. He told reporters on Tuesday that he remains focused on running for re-election.
He stopped short of fully refuting Trump's account, but a spokesman later said Cuomo's comments were meant as a denial.
Cuomo is considered a possible contender for the White House in 2020. He is seeking a third term this fall.
Updated: August 14, 2018 12:44 PM
Created: August 14, 2018 10:43 AM
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