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Fetterman to Democrats criticizing Biden: ‘Get your MAGA hat’

Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) panned Democrats who are upping their criticisms of President Biden ahead of the November election, saying they might as well don a “MAGA hat.”

Fetterman noted during an interview an uptick in Democrats who have become more critical of Biden lately, and said it’s only helping former President Trump.

“I don’t understand why,” Fetterman said, speaking on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC. “I don’t know what’s in it for you to do that whether you’re just chasing clout or you want to make it in the news or anything like that. But if you’re not willing to just support the president now and say these kinds of things, you might as well just get your MAGA hat, because you now are helping Trump with this.”

This is not the first time the Pennsylvania Democrat has fired this type of barb at someone within the party’s tent. He also told longtime political strategist James Carville to “shut the f‑‑‑ up’ after the ex-Clinton aide said that Trump could dethrone Biden in the general election.

Carville also noted that concerns about Biden’s age are a very real thing for voters amid his polling swoon.

“If we have somebody under 60 and ran against Trump, we’d get 55 percent,” he said in September.

Fetterman also projected confidence that Biden will win in Pennsylvania, which he carried in the 2020 contest, and that it will buoy him to a second term in office.

“The president is going to win here in Pennsylvania, and I’ve always believed that whoever wins Pennsylvania is going to be the next president as well, too,” Fetterman said earlier in the interview.

“This is going to be difficult, and we all have to lean in on that,” he added.

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