Mom to the rescue! Mrs. Bush is ready to tackle Trump the chump! Yippie! Republican attacks are getting very personal! Jeb Bush tweets picture of his mom to Trump. This picture was not photoshopped. Creative or childish exchange?
Trump makes fun of Jeb Bush for ad ‘where he desperately needed mommy to help him’
Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush trotted out his mother to make thinly veiled attacks on Donald Trump, though the GOP front-runner countered with a “barb” of his own.
Barbara Bush starred in a campaign ad released Friday and praised her son because, “Rather than talking about how popular they are or how great they are, he’s doing it because he sees huge need and it’s not being filled by anybody.”
The former First Lady’s slight did not go unnoticed by the thin-skinned real estate mogul.
Trump has continually needled Bush during his attempt at the White House for being “low energy” and took a playground-style swipe at his rival in response.
The former First Lady had made a thinly veiled attack on Trump when she said other candidates were “talking about how popular they are or how great they are.”
“Just watched Jeb’s ad where he desperately needed mommy to help him,” the GOP front-runner tweeted Friday night.
He added that “mom can’t help you with ISIS, the Chinese or with Putin.”
However, the former Florida governor had his own response to questions about his mother’s toughness.
Bush responded by posting a picture of his mother in football pads and eye black, taken during a literacy campaign with Houston Texans’ JJ Watt.
“I’d be careful Donald,” he captioned a photo of the Bush matriarch wearing football pads and eye black.
The picture of the now 90-year-old appears to be taken from a snap of her with Houston Texans’ Pro Bowl defensive end JJ Watt.
Watt teamed up with Bush’s foundation for literacy in Houston in 2014 and appeared in an ad encouraging parents to “tackle” the problem by reading to their children.
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