“I’m not interested in the back and forth — to be a member or a part of his freak show,” Rubio remarked. “I would just say this: He is a very sensitive person; he doesn’t like to be criticized. He responds to criticism very poorly.”

The comments echo what Rubio told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly last Thursday, calling the billionaire mogul “thin-skinned and sensitive to criticism” and someone who “can’t have a conversation about policy because quite frankly he doesn’t know anything about policy.”