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Trump portrays Kirk as “loser” at GOP Senate meeting




WASHINGTON DC – Although Illinois' U.S. Senator Mark Kirk was one of the few Republicans to welcome a meeting with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, the GOP senator refused to meet with Donald Trump near the Capitol Thursday morning – reaffirming his non-support for the presumed Republican presidential candidate. 

Mr. Trump noticed and brushed off Kirk's snub. The Washington Post reports:

Trump also called out Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) — who withdrew his endorsement of Trump last month, citing the business mogul’s racially based attacks on a federal judge — and said he did not approve of the senator’s action, the officials said.

Characterizing Kirk as a loser, Trump vowed that he would carry Illinois in the general election even though the state traditionally has been solidly Democratic in presidential contests. Kirk did not attend the meeting with Trump.

Asked later in the day about Trump’s comments, Kirk declined to comment other than to say: “I guess he lit me up.”

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  1. AS far as I am concerned Trump is right.
    Trump is correct on a lot of the main issues of the day that are destroying this nation. His big mouth and penchant for hyperbole lessen the impact of what he states and allows those on the Left to attack him in a way that appears to have some substance to the more uninformed independent voter.

  2. Observer, the majority of Illinois Republicans, who pay attention to Kirk’s voting record, voted against him, in the 2010 primary. He’s been liberal, since he became a congressmen in 2001.