Trump responds to Romney’s attacks at Portland rally

HE FIRST DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN EVENT IN MAINE, AND IT COMES TWO DAYS BEFORE THE CAUCUS.

TEMPERATURES DID NOT DISSUADE T RUMP SUPPORTERS FROM LINING UP.

>> I LIKE THAT HE IS A BUSINESSMAN.

PAUL: BY LATE MORNING, A CROWD OF PROTESTERS TOO.

>> WE HAVE A LOT OF NEW MAINERS.

WE WANT TO SHOW THEM THEY ARE WELCOME.

PEOPLE LIKE TRUMP ARE SAYING THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE.

PAUL: GOVERNOR LEPAGE, WHO ENDORSED TRUMP A WEEK AGO, PROVIDED THE INTRODUCTION.

>> THOSE SITTING ON THEIR HANDS , GUESS WHAT? WE ARE GOING TO PROVE THEM WRONG.

PAUL: THAT WAS THE FIRST OF MANY JABS AT MITT ROMNEY.

>> HE WAS BEGGING FOR MY GUARDSMEN.

I COULD HAVE SAID, DROP TO YOUR KNEES.

PAUL DONALD TRUMP WARNED HIM TO STAY OUT OF THE RACE.

>> HE WAS SET TO RUN.

I THINK HE HAS A DESIRE TO TRY TO GET SOME KIND OF A THING.

HILLARY CLINTON WILL DESTROY HIM IN THE ELECTION, ASSUMING SHE IS NOT ARRESTED FOR THE E-MAILS.

PAUL: PROTESTERS INTERRUPTED HIS SPEECH FIVE TIMES, BUT THE BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN'S CAMPAIGN HAS DEFIED EXPECTATIONS AND MOTIVATED PEOPLE TO GET INVOLVED.

ARE YOU GOING TO THE CAUCUSES? >> ABSOLUTELY.

FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE.

PAUL: BECAUSE OF TRUMP? >> ABSOLUTELY.

PAUL: TRUMP STOPPED IN MAINE ON HIS WAY TO MICHIGAN.