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Trump attacks Haley on Twitter; her response: "Bless your heart"

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (left) and GOP candidate Donald Trump. AP photos South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (left) and GOP candidate Donald Trump. AP photos

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Leading GOP presidential contender Donald Trump can't help himself but to take a parting shot at South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as she stumps for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in Georgia.

Trump took to Twitter on Super Tuesday as 12 states head to the polls and town halls for a delegate-rich slate of primaries and caucuses to blast the governor as she hammers him on the campaign trail to release his tax statements. During Tuesday's stop in Georgia, Haley called for Trump to release those tax documents, to which he responded by retweeting a video clip from 2012, showing Haley defending Mitt Romney's delay for releasing his tax returns,and followed with a Tweet that read "The people of South Carolina are embarrassed by Nikki Hailey!" (a Tweet he deleted soon after, composing the one posted below, with the correct spelling of the Governor's name) 

Despite Trump's statement, a recent Winthrop Poll of South Carolina Republicans found the governor with an 81 percent approval rating. 

The bombastic billionaire businessman swept South Carolina's 50 delegates two weeks ago in a resounding victory in the Palmetto State primary.

Trump has used social media -- Twitter in particular -- to his advantage, calling out his rivals and reaching out to his 6.5 million followers. 

Gov. Haley meanwhile issued a response of her own on her Twitter account. 

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