Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign continued its escalating feud with fellow Republican presidential candidate and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Friday. Despite the back-and-forth jabs between the two candidates in recent days, Trump advisor and special counsel Michael Cohen insists that Rubio “doesn’t mean anything to Trump.”
“He doesn’t want to pick a fight, but if you pick a fight with him, you’re going to lose,” Cohen said of his boss. He dismissed the notion that Rubio’s recent rise in the polls following his performance at last week’s GOP debate — and the possibility that Trump has hit a so-called “ceiling” — has anything to do with Trump’s counterpunches.
“He doesn’t think about Marco Rubio,” Cohen continued. “Marco Rubio doesn’t mean anything to him. And as far as foreign policy, what gives Marco Rubio the right to talk about foreign policy?”
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After New Day co-host Alisyn Camerota pointed out that the Florida lawmaker serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Cohen lambasted the current U.S. foreign policy as a “disaster.”
“This is not a man who belongs in the White House,” Cohen added.
Trump on Thursday called Rubio “a kid” who “shouldn’t even be running” for president, adding that his foreign policy chops are better than Rubio’s. For his part, Rubio fired back on Friday morning, calling Trump “touchy and insincere.”
Later Friday, Trump called Rubio a “clown” while speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., a remark that was not well-received by the conservative audience — many of whom began to boo Trump.
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