Real estate mogul Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump cheers on Senate GOP ahead of 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal vote Live Coverage: Senate votes down 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal Pete King defends ‘unorthodox’ Scaramucci after attacks on Priebus MORE isn't "presidential caliber,” Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidConservative Senate candidate calls on GOP to end filibuster Ex-Reid aide: McConnell's 'original sin' was casting ObamaCare as 'partisan, socialist takeover' GOP faces growing demographic nightmare in West MORE (D-Nev.) says.

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer set to air Thursday night, Reid said he likes Trump but that the billionaire is not cut out to be commander in chief.

"Oh, do I wish he would get the nomination," Reid said. "Donald Trump running for president of the United States? I mean, I like the man just fine. But he's not presidential caliber."

Recent polling showed Trump tied with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for the lead among a field of potential and announced 2012 GOP presidential candidates.

Trump has said he is giving serious thought to running for president. He is likely to announce his plans formally after the season finale of "The Apprentice" airs in late May.

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