Trump Threatens to Run TV Ads Slamming Ricketts' ‘Rotten Job' of Running Cubs

It appears that Round Two of Donald Trump's battle against the Ricketts family is getting underway as the Republican frontrunner blasted the clan for doing a "rotten job" of running the Chicago Cubs

Presidential candidate Donald Trump has made it a habit during this campaign to push back against critics and take on all comers, and on Monday he continued his battle with the Ricketts family.

Trump, who has been the target of ads paid for by family matriarch Marlene Ricketts, has called out the family on several occasions, and now he’s floating the idea of running ads about the “rotten job” the family has done in running the Chicago Cubs.

“I’ll start taking ads telling them all what a rotten job they’re doing with the Chicago Cubs," Trump Trump told the Washington Post. "I mean, they are spending on me. I mean, so am I allowed to say that? I’ll start doing ads about their baseball team. That it’s not properly run or that they haven’t done a good job in the brokerage business lately.”

Controversy between each side began in February after a Super-PAC run by Marlene Ricketts bought $3 million worth of ads criticizing Trump.

The candidate responded by saying that the family had “a lot to hide,” and Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts said that it was “surreal” to see Trump threaten his mother. He also said that the family’s spending in the political sphere was “an open book.”

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