Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care'

Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegButtigieg launches new PAC to aid down-ballot candidates HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession MORE dismissed President TrumpDonald John TrumpOvernight Health Care: US hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths | Trump touts 'friendly' talk with Biden on response | Trump dismisses report on hospital shortages as 'just wrong' | Cuomo sees possible signs of curve flattening in NY We need to be 'One America,' the polling says — and the politicians should listen Barr tells prosecutors to consider coronavirus risk when determining bail: report MORE's tweets mocking him on Sunday just hours after the president again took aim at the South Bend, Ind., mayor. 

"I don't care," Buttigieg told Fox News's Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallacePublic health officials warn of grim days ahead: 'This next week is going to look bad' Whitmer: Lack of national coronavirus strategy 'creating a more porous situation' Bill Gates: Coronavirus numbers will likely plateau by month's end if we quarantine 'well enough' MORE at a town hall in Claremont, N.H.

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Buttigieg went on to say that Trump's Twitter account is "a great way to get the attention of the media." 

The mayor said Trump's online behavior is "grotesque," adding that "it is the nature of grotesque things that you can't look away."

His comments came after Trump took aim at Fox News for giving him airtime and compared him to a character from Mad Magazine. 

"Hard to believe that @FoxNews is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him," Trump tweeted.    

Trump has also taken aim at other Democratic primary candidates, particularly former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOvernight Health Care: US hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths | Trump touts 'friendly' talk with Biden on response | Trump dismisses report on hospital shortages as 'just wrong' | Cuomo sees possible signs of curve flattening in NY We need to be 'One America,' the polling says — and the politicians should listen 16 things to know today about coronavirus MORE, calling him "Sleepy Joe."