Trump tore into a GOP senator who said he wouldn't vote for him in 2024 and called for a senility test for US leaders

Donald Trump at the "Keep America Great" event in Bossier City (La.) on November 14, 2019. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images
In a statement, President Donald Trump slammed Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy as a Republican.

Trump stated, "He couldn't even be elected dog catcher today, the great folks curse him."

Cassidy stated to Axios that he would not vote for Trump in 2024 and that he doubted that he would be the GOP candidate.

After Sen. Bill Cassidy's doubts about Trump's chances of winning the GOP nomination in 2020, former President Donald Trump attacked Cassidy.

Trump stated that Cassidy "begged" for his endorsement in 2020 and "used it all over the place just to win re-election."

"Wacky Bill Cassidy cannot walk down the street of Louisiana, a state I won by nearly 20 points," read the Monday statement. "He couldn't even be elected dogcatcher today, the great folks curse him."

Trump was responding to a Cassidy interview to Axios in which he criticised Trump's record and stated that he would not vote for him again if he ran.

Cassidy pointed out that Trump's election resulted in the GOP losing "the House and the Senate" in just four years. It's all about winning.

Cassidy, a physician, later said that he wanted senility testing for the elderly leaders of all three branches.

Cassidy stated that cognitive decline in politicians is often noticeable.

"So anyone in a position to be responsible for someone who could potentially be on that slope is a concern. This is what I am saying as a doctor.

Trump will turn 78 in 2024. Joe Biden is the current president. He is 78. Republican attacks are frequent because of claims that Biden is in cognitive decline. He often focuses on verbal slips without any evidence.

Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker, is 81 years old. Senator minority leader Mitch McConnell (79) is the same age.

Cassidy was among seven Republican senators that voted for Trump's impeachment trial. He was accused of inciting the January 6 riot. He is among a few GOP lawmakers who openly opposed Trump's impeachment trial over allegations that he instigated the January 6 riot.

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In recent weeks, Trump has supported primary challengers to Republican critics like Rep. Liz Cheney.

Trump is still wildly popular among the Republican base. There have been rumors for months that he will try to win a return bid to the White House in 2024.

If he runs, he is the favorite to win the Republican nomination.

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