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Donald Trump Has Been Calling Bill Clinton’s Sex Scandals ‘Fair Game' for the Campaign Trail. But in 2008, Trump Described Them Very Differently.


Trump also said George W. Bush “got us into the war with lies.”

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In recent days, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that former President Bill Clinton’s sex scandals while in office are “fair game” to be used against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail.

Trump has taken to Twitter to say that the former president campaigning for his wife will backfire.

But in a recently rediscovered interview, Trump characterized Clinton’s sex scandals while in office as “totally unimportant.”

On Monday, CNN re-aired an interview Trump did with Wolf Blitzer in 2008, where Trump was highly critical of former President George W. Bush and dismissive of Clinton’s extramarital affairs while in office. Trump also called efforts to impeach Clinton “nonsense.”

During the interview, Trump said:

“[Bush] lied! He got us into the war with lies! And, I mean, look at the trouble Bill Clinton got into with something that was totally unimportant, and they tried to impeach him, which was nonsense. And yet Bush got us into this horrible war with lies, by lying! By saying they had weapons of mass destruction, by saying all sorts of things that turned out not to be true.”

You can watch Trump's remarks below:

(H/T: Mediaite)

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