(THE HILL) Donald Trump returned Marco Rubio’s fire Friday, calling his presidential rival inexperienced and a “nervous Nellie” at a press conference and rally.
Responding to a morning campaign rally where Rubio questioned whether the business mogul wet himself during their argument in Thursday night's GOP debate, Trump cut Rubio down.
“I watched a part of his little act and he’s a desperate guy. ... He is not presidential material, I can tell you. He doesn’t have the demeanor, he’s a nervous Nellie," Trump said during a Friday press conference.
Pushing back on the Florida senator's characterization that Trump threw a temper tantrum backstage, the GOP front-runner called Rubio a "total mess" backstage during that debate and said he was "putting on makeup with a trowel."
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