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Trump offers mixed reviews of Reagan


During his recent interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity, Donald Trump had nothing but praise for former President Ronald Reagan:

HANNITY: Who are our past presidents that you admire most?

TRUMP: Well, I really like and knew a little bit Ronald Reagan, and I really liked him. You know, not only his policies, smart guy and so much smarter, you know, I always sort of have to laugh to myself when people try and criticize that level of intelligence. And I loved his style. I loved what he represented. … I thought he represented something very special for this county.

But in his 1987 book, "Art of the Deal," Trump listed Ronald Reagan -- with Jimmy Carter -- as a sort of "smooth" charmer who can "con" an audience without actually being able to "deliver the goods."

h/t Politico

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