Rubio on His Relationship with Jeb: Trump ‘Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About’

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), a candidate for the 2016 Republican Party presidential nomination, reacted to remarks from party front-runner Donald Trump, who said Rubio and his other fellow opponent former Gov. Jeb Bush disliked one another.

Rubio dismissed Trump’s assertion and insisted he and Bush were “friends.”

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“He doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” Rubio said. “I have great admiration for Gov. Bush. We’re friends. We’re running for the same office. I’m not running against him, I’m running for president. It doesn’t change my feelings towards him as a person. You don’t have to hate the people you’re running against, and in the case of Gov. Bush who I’ve known for a very long time, I admire him, and we’re friends. But we’re competitors now, too, and we can do that in a way that I think is deserving of what the American people deserve in this election cycle. He doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”

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