Donald Trump Kicks Off Debate Dissing Rand Paul’s Polling, Looks (VIDEO)

September 16, 2015 8:37 p.m.

Donald Trump’s kicked off his first answer during the CNN GOP debate with a diss to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY):

First of all, Rand Paul shouldn’t even be on this stage. He’s number 11, he’s got 1 percent in the polls and how he got up here, there is far too many people anyway,” Trump said.

Trump had been asked to respond to criticism that he could not be trusted to have his finger on the nuclear button.

When Paul was allowed to offer a rebuttal, he slammed Trump for attacking “people on their appearance, short, tall, fat, ugly.”

“My goodness, that happened in junior high,” Paul said.

Trump shot back: “I never attacked him on his look and believe me, there is plenty of subject matter right there. That I can tell you.”

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