Lautenberg Takes A Shot At Booker Over NRA Presser

If there’s going to be a Democratic Senate primary in New Jersey, it’s going to be a nasty one. A day after an adviser to Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) told TPM Booker will run for Senate regardless of whether incumbent Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D) seeks another term, Team Lautenberg is sniping at Booker on Twitter.

The tiff came after the National Rifle Association’s press conference on the Newtown, Conn. shootings Friday.Lautenberg’s account tweeted this during the press conference:

A few minutes later, this appeared on Booker’s account:

A little while later came this from Lautenberg:

It’s not known if the 88 year-old Lautenberg will run again. But Friday’s tweets suggest at least someone in Lautenberg land isn’t too happy with Booker’s recent moves.