As Twitchy reported earlier, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand had taken out a lease on 5,000 square feet of office space in Troy, New York ‚ÄĒ almost as if she were setting up some sort of campaign headquarters.
Well, the secret‚Äôs out: Gillibrand told Stephen Colbert on ‚ÄúThe Late Show‚ÄĚ that she‚Äôs forming an exploratory committee for 2020.
‚ÄĒ Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) January 15, 2019
Democrats literally hold hands with Stephen Colbert. pic.twitter.com/dFS7t8HZQe
‚ÄĒ David Rutz (@DavidRutz) January 15, 2019
NEW: It's official. Gillibrand is in for 2020, she tells Colbert.
HER FIRST LINE: "I‚Äôm going to run for president of the United States because as a young mom I am going to fight for other people‚Äôs kids as hard as I would fight for my own."
‚ÄĒ Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) January 15, 2019
‚ÄúAs a young mom.‚ÄĚ She became eligible for AARP membership two years ago. https://t.co/pKWNyKvx7V
‚ÄĒ Sean Davis (@seanmdav) January 15, 2019
Pay me, @SenGillibrand. For a lousy $500, I'll tell you, you don't stand a chance!
‚ÄĒ BayAreaFrau (@bayareahausfrau) January 15, 2019
What‚Äôs funny is that less than three months ago she was telling the media she was going to serve out her six-year term in the Senate.
"I just want to make this clear: You're saying you will not run for president and you will serve your six-year term."
"I will serve my six-year term," said Gillibrand on October 25, less than three months ago. https://t.co/l2wPIwYkt0 pic.twitter.com/z9sdHt8FlU
‚ÄĒ Harry Siegel (@harrysiegel) January 15, 2019
The thing is, both can be true; she can run for president in 2020 and still fill out her six-year term in the Senate when her campaign crashes and burns.
She will in fact end up serving her six-year term https://t.co/4EVGG3cgcg
‚ÄĒ Allahpundit (@allahpundit) January 15, 2019
Still accurate. https://t.co/FIYfTeHBl9
‚ÄĒ Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) January 15, 2019
She WILL serve her six year term, because she will not be elected President‚Ä¶.
‚ÄĒ Lorne McClenaghan (@lawboy2001) January 15, 2019
After watching it, it's Official! She has ZERO chance of becoming the president!
I was under the impression she's been building a solid progressive record over the last years that might make her somewhat viable. But this style just ain't gonna fly!
Don't bother @SenGillibrand!
‚ÄĒ Aqeel Aliani (@aqeel_aliani) January 15, 2019
In fairness, she is more than a longshot, so she will likely serve her full sentence. ?
She is the Jeb! of the current crop of Dems. pic.twitter.com/gjgX5rDkRp
‚ÄĒ Brother Hezekiah (@tupadreway) January 15, 2019
maybe she's just a pessimist about her 2020 chances
‚ÄĒ F Y (@indiemusicfan0) January 15, 2019
I think she‚Äôs going to end up serving her six-year term.
‚ÄĒ bs dtectr (@bsdtectr) January 15, 2019
Well‚Ä¶ chances are she still will.
‚ÄĒ Peter Kohan (@peterkohan) January 15, 2019
She‚Äôs not lying when she says she will serve her six year term.
‚ÄĒ Mikey C (@modmikey) January 15, 2019
She was right as she has NO chance of being POTUS.
‚ÄĒ Ambrose Ford (@amford789) January 16, 2019
Gillibrand will 100% serve a 6 year term. She has no chance in the primary lol
‚ÄĒ Alpha (@AlphaOHPatriot) January 15, 2019
Narrator: She served her six-year term.
‚ÄĒ C úŠīúŠīĄŠīč F üŠīáŠīõŠīĄ úŠīá Ä (@RealGuitarDood) January 16, 2019
she's correct. she won't make it out of the initial primaries.
‚ÄĒ KNG of the WCKR PPL (@wickerpplking) January 15, 2019
She possesses all of Hillary‚Äôs worst qualities without any of her charisma.
‚ÄĒ Bertrand Teap (@BertrandTeap) January 15, 2019
She‚Äôs done 180s on virtually every core conviction she‚Äôs ever claimed to hold whenever it became politically expedient to do so. Why would anyone expect her to honor this commitment?
‚ÄĒ Edward Suarez (@EdwardMSuarez) January 15, 2019
She won't even get 1% in the poll. She's literally accomplished nothing as a Senator and she backstabbed the two people that helped her get there. I don't think anyone has worse Senators than I do‚Ä¶
‚ÄĒ Nick S (@thesonx) January 15, 2019
Things are looking great so far.
‚ÄėSoooo woke‚Äô! Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand‚Äôs prediction about ‚Äėour future‚Äô of feminism sparks BIG TIME eye rolls https://t.co/vEGLcAEkyU
‚ÄĒ Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) December 5, 2018