Donald Trump to Chris Christie: 'Go Home'

Leading GOP candidate gives instructions to his supporter
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2016 2:18 PM CST

Donald Trump responded to Chris Christie's rousing introduction on an airport tarmac Saturday with a direct message: "Go home." After Christie's introductory remarks in Tennessee, which ran for several minutes, Trump shook the hand of his high-profile supporter and gave instructions picked up by the stage microphone, the Wall Street Journal reports. "Get on a plane and go home," Trump says in footage now on YouTube. "It's over there. Go home." Some considered the words dismissive, as can be seen in tweets rounded up by Fox News:

But Dan Scavino, the Trump campaign's director of social media, saw it differently:

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