Reid: Trump isn't 'presidential caliber'

Real estate mogul Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWarren to go on attack for Clinton Lobbyists hopeful for Clinton thaw Guess which Cuban-American 2016 candidate best set themselves up for 2020? MORE isn't "presidential caliber,” Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidSuper-PAC targets Portman on trade Dem leader urges compromise on FCC set-top box plan Senate Dems introduce Iran sanctions extension 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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