Donald Trump said he would have been forced out of the presidential race if he had received debate questions ahead of time like Hillary Clinton did.
During his first press conference as president-elect Wednesday, Trump said that, if it happened to him, it would have been “the biggest story.”
“Can you imagine if Donald Trump got the questions to the debate?” Trump said. “It would have been the biggest story in the history of stories. And they would have said, ‘Immediately you have to get out of the race.’ Nobody even talked about it. It’s a very terrible thing.”
Nice dig and absolutely true. If Trump had gotten the debate questions there would’ve been a CNN miniseries about it.#TrumpPressConference pic.twitter.com/KkDuBR4Vdt
– Paleo Horse (@PaleoHorse) January 11, 2017
According to emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile leaked questions from a CNN town hall and debate to the Clinton campaign ahead of time. (RELATED: Donna Brazile Shared Additional Debate Questions With Clinton Campaign, Identified Her Tipster)
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