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Wiener's Circle Offers 3-Inch 'Trump Footlong' Ahead of Candidate's Chicago Rally

The hot dog, part of the restaurant’s call to “Make Wieners Great Again,” is a 3-inch Chicago-style dog for $2.69

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    The Wiener's Circle

    You know what they say about Donald Trump's "small" hands... they're great for eating 3-inch hot dogs.

    That’s what the Wiener’s Circle is hoping at least.

    The iconic hot dog stand in Chicago is offering up a new menu item called “The Trump Footlong” Friday, the same day the Republican presidential front-runner is holding a rally in the city. The rally attraced protesters, and was postponed.

    The hot dog, part of the restaurant’s call to “Make Wieners Great Again,” is a 3-inch Chicago-style dog for $2.69.

    The eatery also said it would offer the “Trump Package,” or two 3-inch Chicago-style hot dogs, fries and a drink for $8.30. And the Trump Super PAC, four 3-inch Chicago-style hot dogs with fries and a drink for $12.56.

    The GOP presidential hopeful was scheduled to speak at a free rally Friday at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion, an event expected to bring plenty of supporters and protesters.

    But at around 6:30 p.m., a campaign representative said the event was being postponed "for the safety of all of the tens of thousands of people that have gathered in and around the arena."

    The size of Trump's hands has been a bit of a joke on the campaign trail lately.

    At the Republican debate in Detroit last week, Trump defended his hand size, which was first mocked in a satirical magazine in 1988 and then brought up by Sen. Marco Rubio. Trump viewed Rubio's comments as an insult about Trump's sexual prowess.

    Trump referred to Rubio's jibe with a crude sexual reference of his own. Holding his hands up for the audience to see, Trump said: "He referred to my hands – if they're small, something else must be small. I guarantee you, there's no problem. I guarantee you."

    The Friday event had been scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. but doors were open at 3 p.m. 

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