Trump hits back at Jeb Bush over 9/11: 'You're pathetic'
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Donald TrumpDonald TrumpChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report Kim says North Korea needs to be 'prepared' for 'confrontation' with US Ex-Colorado GOP chair accused of stealing more than 0K from pro-Trump PAC MORE is hitting back at Jeb Bush, calling the former Florida governor "pathetic" and doubling down on his pointed comments that 9/11 happened while his brother then-President George W. Bush was in office.

"At the debate you said your brother kept us safe- I wanted to be nice & did not mention the WTC came down during his watch, 9/11," Trump tweeted late Friday night.

"No @JebBush, you’re pathetic for saying nothing happened during your brother’s term when the World Trade Center was attacked and came down," he added in a second tweet.


The Twitter feud was sparked after Trump highlighted that the 9/11 terror attacks happened on President George W. Bush's watch.

"When you talk about George Bush – I mean, say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time," he said in an interview with Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle on Friday.

Asked if he was blaming Bush, Trump responded, " "He was president, OK? ... Blame him or don't blame him, but he was president. The World Trade Center came down during his reign."

Jeb Bush fired back after the interview, calling Trump "pathetic" and leading to the GOP front-runner's late night response.

Bush has struggled at times with his brother's legacy as president. Initially, he stumbled over questions about whether he would have invaded Iraq knowing what the nation knows now.

He has said he is supportive of his brother and father, former President George H.W. Bush, but would also be his "own man" if elected.