Trump says his rival Beto O'Rourke 'resigned like a dog'

NEW YORK: President of the United States Donald Trump He ridiculed his electoral rival a few hours after the Democratic presidential candidate ended his campaign.

The president used blasphemy to describe his rival and said he resigned as a dog , the BBC reported.

O'Rourke, a former Texas The congressman was very critical of Trump after a mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso in August. He called bloodshed as a consequence of Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric.

On Friday, O'Rourke said he was abandoning the race for the White House, as his campaign did not have the means to move forward successfully.

Trump's response came days after he said Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had "died like a dog " during a US military operation in north-western Syria.

Speaking at a rally in Tupelo, Mississippi, the president described O'Rourke as poor and pathetic.

I came out of Texas a very hot political property, and he went back as cold as you can be, Trump said.

He had previously made fun of O'Rourke.