When Jeb Bush wrapped up yet another response Tuesday night to a debate question pertaining to Donald Trump, the front-runner spoke up in defense of his less prominent rivals.
“I think it’s very sad,” Trump said to moderator Hugh Hewitt, “that CNN leads Jeb Bush … down a road by starting off virtually all of the questions [with] ‘Mr. Trump this …’ I think it’s very sad.”
He went on to recall the first debate, during which he said “the first number of questions” began with direct references to him . . .
The united front was short-lived, however, as Trump and Bush soon began bickering anew by questioning each other’s toughness. Candidates Carly Fiorina and John Kasich chimed in to break it up, representing those who feel such in-fighting among those in the primary race is counterproductive to the common goal of replacing Barack Obama with a Republican. (Read more from “Donald Trump Takes up for Jeb Bush in Debate Rant Against CNN Moderators” HERE)