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

Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg'Biff is president': Michael J. Fox says Trump has played on 'every worst instinct in mankind' Buttigieg: Denying Biden intelligence briefings is about protecting Trump's 'ego' Biden's win is not a policy mandate — he should govern accordingly MORE dismissed President TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation 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) WallaceBiden adviser: 'He does not have any concern' about Trump lawsuits Public health expert: Americans no longer acting 'with common purpose' on pandemic Anti-Defamation League criticizes White House appointee 'who has consorted with racists' 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 BidenTrump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation US records 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as pandemic rises with holidays MORE, calling him "Sleepy Joe."