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Trump Calls Boston Mayor 'A Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

It's his first visit to the state since last week's GOP debate

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    While at the rally, Trump didn't cover much in terms of specific policies, but his audience loved it. (Published Friday, Aug. 14, 2015)

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his numbers in the state are slipping.

    Trump hosted a packed rally at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton Friday night. He also held an unexpected question and answer session before the event.

    While at the rally, Trump didn't cover much in terms of specific policies, but his audience loved it.

    "It's the summer of Trump," he said.

    Trump described elected officials in Washington as "stupid leadership," then added that foreign leaders are "smarter, and sharper, and more cunning than our leaders."

    Trump also turned on the Republican opposition.

    "Nobody ever attacked me like Sen. Lindsey Graham. I mean, what he said. And he went from 1 percent to nothing," he said.

    In classic Trump fashion, he attacked everyone, including Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

    "He's a clown, Marty Walsh. I don't even know who he is," he said. "This guy Marty Walsh, he spends all of this time and effort and money on an Olympic bid and then he goes out and, and he's talking about Ice Bucket Challenges. Get a real mayor."

    He currently leads the GOP field in New Hampshire and nationally.

    This is his first visit to the Granite State since last week's GOP debate and his controversial remarks about Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly.

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