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Trump Ends Twitter Battle With Kasich With Threat Of Legal Action

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The Kasich super PAC New Day for America says it got a letter from Donald Trump’s lawyers, threatening legal action over a new ad running in New Hampshire.";

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is threatening to sue his fellow candidate, Republican Gov. John Kasich. The threat came out late Thursday after a series of sharply-worded tweets between the two.

The Kasich super PAC New Day for America says it got a letter from Donald Trump’s lawyers, threatening legal action over this new ad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yq2fl0tsgCg

The ad, part of a $2.5 million dollar buy, features photos of President Obama and Republican candidates Ben Carson and Trump. In the letter – released by the Kasich Super PAC – Trump’s lawyer Alan Garsten warns against false, misleading or defamatory statements against his client.

The letter comes after Trump and Kasich got into it in a series of tweets that got ranged from contentious to nasty.