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Trump has something to say about a possible 2020 presidential run by John Kerry

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 1: Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry exits following the funeral service for the late Senator John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral, September 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush are set to deliver eulogies for McCain in front of the 2,500 invited guests. McCain will be buried on Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Former Secretary of State John Kerry attended the funeral service for Senator John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking a swipe at John Kerry, after the former secretary of state did not rule out a 2020 Democratic presidential bid.

Trump tweeted Monday: ‘‘I see that John Kerry, the father of the now terminated Iran deal, is thinking of running for President. I should only be so lucky - although the field that is currently assembling looks really good - FOR ME!’’

Kerry was asked on CBS Sunday if he would run in 2020 and did not rule it out. He said that he was ‘‘really not thinking about it’’ and said ‘‘what we need to do is focus on 2018.’’

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Kerry was the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, but lost to incumbent President George W. Bush.