What then unfolded was a pleasant back and forth with the New Jersey senator apparently asking her out on a dinner date.
Mindy Kaling attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on February 26.
Booker, 47, tweeted to Kaling, 37, saying he disagrees with her quip on Newark, but that he still loves her.
Cory Booker put up a flirtatious offer to actress Mindy Kaling over Twitter on Thursday.
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He also recognised the popularity of country music and added some hillbilly twang to his guitar lines. The Cadillac in Berry's "Nadine" is not just a Cadillac, but a "coffee colored" Cadillac.
HollywoodLifers, what did you think of Mindy and Cory's flirty tweets? "Yes", she said. "Now let me get the PATH train schedule".
Lahiri dissed Newark last night.
"Senator, if Mindy Lahiri shades it, it means we know it's cool".
"You are making my day", the politician wrote back. "Thanks for the clarification", he tweeted.
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A spokesman for the Swiss foreign ministry confirmed Ankara had summoned its envoy and said the incident would be investigated. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev later responded by saying his country would not accept democracy lessons from Turkey.
As this was unfolding in real time PATH chimed in with its train schedule to ensure that this date actually happens.
Next, the senator made a bold request: "And If the [love] is really mutual". Pretty soon, the two were arranging to have dinner in Newark, with Booker offering to send a Lyft for Kaling. Thinking Cory couldn't get any mushier, he insisted that she lifted worthy and that he would be sending one straight to her door.
No word on when or where the two will dine out, but The Auditor will seek to deliver the news when it breaks.likely via Twitter.
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