Trump crosses the 9/11 line

Trump crosses the 9/11 line

Jeb Bush’s campaign thinks George W. Bush is their not-so-secret weapon in next Saturday’s pivotal primary. Donald Trump couldn’t care less.

Holding a 20-point lead in the state over his nearest rival with a week to go, Trump blasted the former president for the national security record his brother’s campaign plans to tout, blaming him not just for the Iraq War but for the 9/11 terror attacks.

“The World Trade Center came down during your brother’s reign. Remember that,” Trump said to the former Florida governor, prompting a long, contentious back-and-forth.

In a state that’s home to a large number of military installations and veterans, the supercharged showdown between two candidates who’ve been sparring for months could play big, potentially reordering the race in the final week.

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Our Principles PAC, launched last month with the purpose of attacking Trump, is preparing to blanket South Carolina’s airwaves with a new ad featuring Trump’s past statement that impeaching George W. Bush “would have been a good thing.”

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