Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio responded to 2016 rival Donald Trump’s attacks on Friday afternoon — and did so by choosing to fight fire with fire.
Fox News played the Florida senator, who joked about Trump’s spelling at a rally earlier in the day, a series of clips showing the billionaire ripping into him. Host Bret Baier then asked for a response.
Rubio laughed, then said, “This is a clown.”
“I think it’s time to take the mask off this guy,” Rubio added. “I mean he’s a guy that portrays himself as a defender of the little guy in this country. He’s been exploiting working Americans for 40 years.”
Rubio referenced the now defunct Trump University in which people took out loans to attend and “got nothing for it” and again went after the businessman for hiring foreign labor to work construction projects.
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