Jeb Bush Calls Donald Trump ‘A Jerk’ [VIDEO]

Derek Draplin Associate Editor
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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called opponent Donald Trump “a jerk” on Saturday at a town hall event in New Hampshire.

“Just one other thing — I gotta get this off my chest — Donald Trump is a jerk,” Bush said, eliciting applause from the crowd.

“You cannot insult your way to the presidency,” Bush added in a line he has repeatedly used against Trump. “You can’t disparage women, Hispanics, disabled people. Who is he kidding?”

CNN reports Bush’s comments came after a man in the audience with Asperger’s Syndrome asked how Bush would help people with disabilities if elected president.

“This country is far better than that. And the idea that [Trump’s] actually running for president and insulting people is deeply discouraging to be honest with you.”

“I think we should reject that out of hand. And I hope you’re going to reject it by voting for me,” the former Florida governor told the crowd. “But a guy like that should not be the front-running candidate of our great party. That is not how we win.”

“I feel better now. I gave myself therapy there. Thank you for allowing me to do it,” Bush said.

On Friday, Trump criticized Bush on Twitter, calling him “Dumb as a rock,” among other things:


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