Real estate mogul Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE isn't "presidential caliber,” Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidBill O'Reilly: Politics helped kill Kate Steinle, Zarate just pulled the trigger Tax reform is nightmare Déjà vu for Puerto Rico Ex-Obama and Reid staffers: McConnell would pretend to be busy to avoid meeting with Obama 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.

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"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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