Four days before the U.S. presidential candidates face a crucial primary in New Hampshire, Republican Donald Trump’s rivals kept up their attacks on Friday with Jeb Bush and his mother scolding the front-runner over his use of profanity and treatment of women.
Polling following Monday’s Iowa caucuses showed Trump retaining a double-digit lead in New Hampshire with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rapidly rising into second place.
The billionaire’s front-runner status was pierced by a second-place finish to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Iowa, where Rubio’s strong third-place finish set him apart from the rest of the Republicans vying for the party’s nomination for the Nov. 8 presidential election.
One of those rivals, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, continued his attacks on both Rubio and Trump, with help from his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush. His brother, former President George W. Bush, also appeared in a new ad on Friday praising Jeb as having “a good heart and a strong backbone” and being able to unite the country.
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