Donald Trump in a War of Words with Escaped Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo: 'You Can't Be Intimidated'

It's Donald Trump versus the fugitive drug lord El Chapo.

The presidential candidate is in a war of words with infamous Mexican gangster, El Chapo, or "shorty,” who escaped from a prison via a secret tunnel.

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Trump tweeted: "Can you envision Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton negotiating with 'El Chapo'?

He then went on to tweet:

The drug lord is actually firing back while still on the run on a Twitter account apparently controlled by his son. He wrote in a foul-mouthed tweet aimed at Trump.

The tycoon has contacted the FBI over El Chapo's threat.

"I’m fighting for much more than myself,” Trump said in a statement. "I'm fighting for the future of our country which is being overrun by criminals. You can't be intimidated."

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And new photos of El Chapo are circulating online today, purportedly taken after his escape. One shows him in the passenger seat of a private plane.

In another shows him chilling out and enjoying a beer and has a full head of hair.

But speculation is rising that the photos are old. Mexican officials say El Chapo would have his hair in a buzz cut.

The billionaire drug lord is now likely on his way to a reunion with his much younger, beauty queen wife.

Another tweet on his son's account taunted his one-time captors: "There is no cage that can hold El Chapo."

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