Trump Starts Twitter Feud With Conservative Club For Growth

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Donald Trump on Tuesday took aim at Club For Growth, launching a late-night Twitter feud between the Republican presidential candidate and the conservative group.

Trump began the fight out of the blue by noting that he once turned down a Club for Growth request for a donation.

But the organization challenged Trump’s version of the story.

In a second tweet responding to Trump, the Club for Growth said it criticized the real estate mogul’s “liberal policies” in 2011, linking to an op-ed declaring, “Donald Trump has taken policy positions that will make it impossible for him to win over conservatives in a Republican primary.” The op-ed, written by the group’s then-president Chris Chocola, criticizes Trump’s tax proposals and positions on health care.

Hours later on Wednesday morning, Club for Growth published another tweet hitting Trump for his past support of Democrats.

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