The real estate developer was referring to comments Rubio made last weekend in Virginia, when he claimed that though Trump is tall, "his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". What say you, Sen. The insults have been low, the personal attacks unyielding. Spearheading that effort was Mitt Romney, the 2012 nominee, who accused Trump of bullying, greed and misogyny.
"If there's anyone who's ever deserved to be attacked that way, it was Donald Trump".
It is obvious that the "political class", including donors, are anxious that they can not control the system if Mr. Trump becomes the nominee. He's playing members of the American public for suckers.
Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican nomination, got a question about how he would respond to Romney's criticisms of him. "He failed miserably. And it was an embarrassment to everybody, including the Republican Party". "I said something one time to a guy that needs to be stood up to". "Have you seen his hands?" He was begging for my endorsement. Did Cruz and Rubio elevate themselves at all in comparison to Trump, at least in a way that will translate into a seismic change in primary votes? It's a stew that's been brewing for years that Trump has brought to a boil.
The debate comes as the GOP field is quickly winnowing.
The back-and-forth came as the Republican candidates prepared for their first post-Super Tuesday debate, Thursday night in Detroit.
"Under any circumstances, would you be a part of this presidential race as a candidate?"
Rubio, though, said he's ready to get back to the issues. Marco Rubio (R-FL) in Florida.
Rubio, though, has enjoyed substantial support from fellow GOP lawmakers and is banking on a comeback in his home state on March 15 as well.
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Presidential candidates might have tables manned by campaign representatives to answer questions for voters. The caucus location in Lewis County is at Lewis County Middle School on Lions Lane west of Vanceburg.
Mr Trump: "Don't worry about it, Little Marco".
"Breathe, breathe, breathe", Cruz told Trump. Can the Ohio Governor rise above to express his informed opinion of the issues concerning Americans, or will he instead fade into the background of a three-person bomb-throwing fiasco?
"A lot of us are thoroughly offended that these elements of the Republican Party have somehow had the loudest voice or are on the verge of nominating Trump", Hawkins said.
But he insisted that those discussions were off-the-record - an agreement he said he would "honor".
Moderator Megyn Kelly snickered into her microphone. "I have too much respect".
Trump kept interrupting Cruz until Cruz attempted to quiet him.
"That's not up to the New York Times. How can you confront her today?", Cruz asked.
"Donald, please, I know it's hard not to interrupt, but try", Cruz said.
Also Thursday, dozens of conservative national security experts warned that Trump is unfit to be commander in chief.