"He and I had our differences, but no one ever questioned his patriotism. Our battles were strictly political battles, "Reid said. "There's no question in my mind that George Bush would be Babe Ruth in this league that he's in with Donald Trump in the league. Donald Trump would not make the team. "
The Nevada Democrat said he could not think of a single good thing about Trump's presidency. "I do not think he's doing it right," he said. "Still, Reid dismissed calls for Trump's impeachment as a" waste of time "since Senate Republicans will never go along. And he advised Democratic presidential candidates not to focus their message on the president. "The candidates do not need to talk about how bad President Trump is, they just need to talk about what's good for the country. Everyone knows, even those who know what problems he has, "he told CNN
Reid, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was reported last month not to have a long life, said his cancer is now in remission, although chemotherapy treatment took a harsh toll on his health and left him unable to walk much without help.
His health troubles did not stop Trump from hitting back to him on Twitter. "Former Senator Harry Reid (he got thrown out) is working hard to put a good spin on his failed career. He led through lies and deception, only to be replaced by another beauty, Cryin 'Chuck Schumer, "the president said. "Some things just never change!"