(POLITICO) The reason for Donald Trump's continued attacks against Jeb Bush? According to Bush, it's because "he fears me."
“I think he is a master at manipulation, and I find it amusing on one level that he constantly attacks me," Bush said Tuesday in an interview with "CBS This Morning."
Trump has for months slammed Bush as "low energy," mocking him for virtually every personality trait and political position, including his defense of his brother, former President George W. Bush, who began campaigning for him this week in South Carolina. Trump has accelerated his verbal attacks in recent days on the former president and his administration's failure to prevent the 9/11 attacks, saying at a press conference Monday (and in an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday) that the Bush claim that he kept the country safe after 9/11 is akin to a baseball team yielding 19 or 20 runs in the first inning and then playing well for the rest of the game.
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