FACT CHECK: What Did Donald Trump Say About Hillary Clinton During The 2008 Democratic Primary?

video Shared by Xthe social media platform formerly known as Twitter, claims that former President Donald Trump endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primary.

President Trump is reportedly weighing in on the House Republican effort to impeach President Joe Biden. politiko. According to the report, President Trump is said to have met with New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik, who chairs the House Republican Conference.

“Trump supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primary,” the X-Post reported. The post features a video clip from a recent rally the former Republican president held in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Check Your Fact looked at Trump’s past comments about Clinton and what he said about her in 2007 and 2008. Trump said he supported Clinton in both 2007 and 2008, but she never explicitly endorsed her.

inside Interview September 2007 President Trump said in a conversation with Wolf Blitzer on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that Clinton is “very talented” and that she won the Democratic presidential nomination “relatively easily.” He said he believed it. At the time, Trump did not say whether he was leaning toward supporting Clinton or Rudy Giuliani, the Republican front-runner and former New York City mayor.

“I can tell you this: They’re both great people, so I hope they both win the nomination and it’s going to be a very interesting race. I always go it alone. I make the decisions,” Trump said. I complied.

Similarly, Trump called Clinton a “friend” and said he hoped she would win the Democratic nomination during the campaign. 2007 interview With Howard Stern.

“I hope she wins on the Democratic side and I hope Rudy wins on the Republican side,” Trump told Stern. “And I have to make a decision. But they’re both great guys. I think they’re both going to win, and it’s going to be interesting to see what happens.”

President Trump said he would vote for Clinton or vote for Giuliani, as Giuliani is also a “very good friend” of Clinton, before revealing that he hoped Clinton would be chosen as the Democratic nominee. He said he would not comment on whether he would do so. Trump also said he hosted a fundraiser for Clinton.

Trump made similar remarks during the 2008 presidential campaign. interview With Fox News host Neil Kabuto. (Related: President Trump claims there was never an impeachment inquiry during his presidency)

“Well, I support Hillary. I think she’s great,” President Trump said, later adding that he also supports Mr. Giuliani. Although he said he supported both candidates, he did not say which he preferred in response to Kabuto’s question.

President Trump also said on the radio show “Trumped!” that he thinks Clinton “will be a good president.”Dating back to 2008, according to CNN.

President Trump’s comments are as follows. “Hillary Clinton has said she would consider nominating Barack Obama for vice president if she wins the nomination, but she is far from a shoo-in. Obama said at least one person on his team would prefer Clinton. She said she would be vice president, but said she was only focused on winning the nomination. Well, I know her and she would make a good president or vice president.”

according to votingpedia, Trump made eight donations totaling $8,700 to Clinton. According to the website, two donations totaling $4,000 have been refunded. There is no information specifying which year the donations were made, what they were used for, or why they were refunded.

Furthermore, both politiko and Politifact Trump reportedly donated $100,000 to the Clinton Foundation, a nonprofit organization that Clinton shares with her husband, former Democratic president Bill Clinton, and daughter Chelsea Clinton.

Despite showing support for Clinton in 2008, Trump mention During his campaign against her in 2016, Trump accused her of being a “world-class liar.” approved Republican Arizona senator John McCain won the Republican presidential nomination in 2008.

Check Your Fact has reached out to spokespeople for both Clinton and Trump for comment and will update this article if they respond.

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