Bush, Fiorina Duck Question on Trump’s TemperamentLaura Curtis
It’s for voters to answer whether Donald Trump, given his temperment could be trusted to be in control of nuclear weapons, Republican presidential contenders Carly Fiorina and Jeb Bush say at candidate.
- Bush says, “I think the voters will make that determination” on Trump, the leader in polls of GOP race
- Fiorina says one of benefits of prolonged campaign is that temperment of “every single one of us will be revealed, over time and under pressure”
- Trump, in giving his first answer, begins by attacking Rand Paul, questioning his presence on stage, given the Ky. senator’s low poll numbers
- Paul says “I’m very worried about having him in charge of the nuclear weapons;” says Trump’s “visceral” comments on the appearances of other candidates is reminiscent of “junior high”
- Trump responds he’s never attacked Paul on his looks “and let me tell you there’s plenty of subject there”
- NOTE: CNN hosting debate featuring top 11 candidates in GOP race, as determined by recent natl polling, at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
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