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Mark Kelly on Trump hurrying McSally rally speech: Have 'respect'

Democratic Senate candidate Mark KellyMark KellyGabby Giffords congratulates Mark Kelly with throwback photo of her own swearing-in Mark Kelly sworn in to Senate seat Watch Live: Sen.-elect Mark Kelly sworn in MORE on Friday criticized President Trump’s treatment of Kelly's opponent, Sen. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyGabby Giffords congratulates Mark Kelly with throwback photo of her own swearing-in Mark Kelly sworn in to Senate seat Sen.-elect Mark Kelly visits John McCain's grave ahead of swearing-in MORE (R-Ariz.), calling it “unfortunate.”

Trump had rushed McSally during an Arizona rally this week to finish her remarks, telling her she had one minute to talk and to be quick.

“They don’t want to hear this Martha, come on let’s go,” he said as McSally took the stage to speak.

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“The President of the United States should have respect for an Arizona senator,” Kelly, a former astronaut and McSally’s Democratic challenger, told MSNBC.

McSally brushed off the incident when asked about her reaction to his behavior by reporters.

“Give me a break," McSally said, according to the Arizona Republic. "President Trump will be President Trump, and I'm fighting with him to save the country."

Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Federal student loan payment suspension extended another month Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week MORE are running neck and neck in the battleground state, while McSally is trailing slightly behind Kelly, according to RealClearPolitics.