On Tuesday, Biden told a University of Miami anti-sexual violence rally that he’d have “beat the hell out of” Trump in high school over his treatment of women.
Trump responded on Twitter early Thursday morning:
Trump called Biden, whose first wife and child died in a 1972 car crash, “weak, both mentally and physically.” “He doesn’t know me, but he would go down fast and hard, crying all the way,” Trump added. “Don’t threaten people Joe!”
Biden faced criticism for the aggressive nature of his comments. They echo those he made at a Hillary Clinton rally during the 2016 presidential election.
“The press always ask me, ‘Don’t I wish I were debating him?’ No, I wish we were in high school — I could take him behind the gym. That’s what I wish,” Biden said at the time.
Some Twitter users also chided Trump for his response: