Trump: McCain’s a War Hero Because He Was Captured, ‘I Like People That Weren’t’

trumpDonald Trump today took lots of shots at John McCain, including––most shockingly––the fact that he was a prisoner of war while serving in Vietnam.

Trump’s been feuding with McCain after McCain said Trump is “firing up the crazies” with his outlandish rhetoric, and Trump fired back by calling McCain a “dummy.”

Trump sat down on stage with pollster Frank Luntz at the Family Leadership Summit and continued to fire back at McCain (while still bragging about the crowd he drew because that’s his modus operandi).

At one point, he said he supported McCain in 2008, but doesn’t like him very much now. Luntz pointed out that McCain’s a war hero, and that’s when Trump said this:

“He’s a war hero ’cause he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured.”

Also, just for the record, Trump got draft deferments.

Update- 12:43 pm EST: Go ahead and guess if he’s apologizing:

Update- 1:13 pm EST: Trump got roundly savaged and mocked on Twitter, especially by conservatives who essentially told him to get bent.

Watch the video below, via C-SPAN:

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