MESA, AZ — Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said Wednesday he found it "surreal" to see GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump "threaten" his mother on Twitter over her political contributions, AP reports.
The Rickett family's matriarch Marlene donated $3 Million to "Our Principles PAC," anti-Trump SuperPac being run by former Romney adviser Katie Packer.
When Trump learned of the contribution, he posted a tweet that said:
Speaking to reporters at the Cubs' spring training complex in suburban Phoenix on Wednesday, Ricketts said: "It's a little surreal when Donald Trump threatens your mom."
Trump is also irritated with former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for calling for Trump to release tax returns, saying they could contain "a bombshell." Trump replied Thursday morning: