NEW YORK, N.Y. (CBSMiami/AP) — Donald Trump is railing against Sen. Elizabeth Warren, calling the Massachusetts Democrat “goofy” as rumors abound linking her to Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for president.READ MORE: Miami Beach Police Investigate Possible Shooting On Collins Avenue
Trump told supporters in Eugene, Oregon on Friday evening that his likely rival has “got this goofy friend named Elizabeth Warren.”
Trump called Warren a “goofus” and a “basket case,” and said “she’s done nothing in the United States Senate.”
Warren had earlier put out a series of tweets aimed at Trump:
I’m going to fight my heart out to make sure @realDonaldTrump’s toxic stew of hatred & insecurity never reaches the White House.
— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) May 4, 2016
And continued to egg him on:
I called out @realDonaldTrump on Tuesday. 45 million saw it. He’s so confident about his “counter punch” he waited until Friday night. Lame.
— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) May 7, 2016READ MORE: Residents Of Coral Gables Building Given 72 Hours To Vacate Over Structural Concerns
Trump’s Twitter account responded with: “Goofy Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton’s flunky, has a career that is totally based on a lie. She is not Native American.”
Warren faced questions about her Native American ancestry during her 2012 Senate campaign after being listed as such at Harvard University.
And from there, the back-and-forth bitter Twitter battle erupted with more than a dozen posts between the two.
“Goofy,” @realDonaldTrump? For a guy with “the best words” that’s a pretty lame nickname. Weak!
— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) May 7, 2016
Goofy Elizabeth Warren and her phony Native American heritage are on a Twitter rant. She is too easy! I’m driving her nuts.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 7, 2016
No, @realDonaldTrump – your racism, sexism & xenophobia doesn’t drive me nuts. It makes me sick. And I’m not alone.
— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) May 7, 2016MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
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