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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop held in the Beaufort High School performing arts center in Beaufort, SC on Tuesday Feb. 16, 2016.
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Donald Trump is firing back at President Obama for predicting that Trump won’t become the next president, telling the current commander-in-chief that he could beat him in an election.

“You’re lucky I didn’t run last time when Romney ran because you would have been a one-term president,” Trump said at a Tuesday rally in Beaufort, S.C., in reference to the 2012 election, CBS News reports.

Earlier that day, Obama said at press conference in California, “I continue to believe Mr. Trump will not be president … I have a lot of faith faith in the American people. Being president is a serious job. It’s not hosting a talk show, or a reality show.”

Trump didn’t hold back in his response: “He has done such a lousy job as president,” he said. “You look at our budgets. You look at our spending. We can’t beat ISIS. Obamacare is terrible. We’re going to terminate it. We’re going to absolutely terminate and replace it … Our borders are like Swiss cheese.”



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