The same has been the case lately, as the two leaders use each other as campaign agendas ahead of their presidential faceoff in next year's polls.
Raila has been trying to paint Ruto corrupt, suggesting that corruption is the only avenue that can give him the money he has been dishing out.
On Wednesday, he again questioned Ruto's money, terming him the only politician richer than Safaricom, thanks to corruption and theft of public funds.
The former Prime Minister added that even the financially muscular telco cannot manage what Ruto is doing; giving out over Sh100 million each month.
"This man has been giving 100 million shillings out each year yet he only earns Sh2 million. Not even Safaricom can manage to do that but we have identified the holes he is using and will block them," he said while addressing his supporters in Kibra.
Ruto has been contributing towards fundraisers and youth and women groups, in the name of empowering and standing with the less fortunate.
But this has not been received well by Raila, who has accused him of basing his campaigns on handouts rather than showing the people how to make money.
Ruto has on the other hand blamed Raila for the Jubilee government's failures, accusing him of diverting President Uhuru Kenyatta's attention.
The two are considered the two horses of the 2022 presidential race, though there are other candidates like ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi.
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