Donald Trump praises Hillary Clinton by saying she had more energy and was ‘a much more intelligent person’ than Joe Biden – but insists they are both ‘crooked’
- Donald Trump at a rally on Sunday had rare praise for Hillary Clinton
- Trump told the New Hampshire crowd that Clinton had more energy than Biden
- He also described her as more intelligent than the current Democratic leader
- Clinton has said in a new podcast that a second Trump term would make her sick
- She said his reelection would ‘literally make her sick’
Donald Trump has described Hillary Clinton as “more energetic” and “a more intelligent person” than his current Democratic rival Joe Biden, in a rare moment of praise for his former challenger.
Trump, 74, has had little positive to say about Clinton, 72, in the years since their 2016 election campaign.
But on Sunday, the President gave Clinton credit for her intelligence – albeit in comparison to Biden, who he endlessly derides as senile and mentally flawed.
Addressing a crowd in Londonderry, New Hampshire – the day after events in four states in one day – Trump asked, “Do you think Sleepy Joe would do these things? I do not think so. ‘
Donald Trump told a meeting in New Hampshire on Sunday that Clinton had more energy
Clinton, 72, compared favorably in terms of energy to Biden, 77
He continued: ‘He’s going back to bed. Hillary also spent a lot of time in bed. But she had more energy than he. She did.’
Trump, who famously believes that exercising means expending energy and feeling constantly tired, has always prided himself on his own stamina and strength.
He has repeatedly belittled Biden for respecting CDC guidelines and avoiding large gatherings, saying it was a sign of Biden’s age and ill health.
On Sunday he added: “They said,” What’s the difference between Crooked Hillary Clinton and Biden? ”
“I said, ‘Well, obviously they’re both skewed,’ but let’s get out of there.
The big difference is that she had more energy – but not much – and she is a more intelligent person. I will say so.
‘She is a much more intelligent person. Until she used the word “regrettable,” I thought she was very smart. ‘
Clinton called his supporters a ‘basket of deplorables’ during the 2016 campaign.
You know, just to be grossly generalist, you could put half of Trump’s support into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables,’ Clinton said at an LGBT fundraiser in Manhattan in September 2016.
“The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic – you name it.”
Trump enjoyed attacking Joe Biden for what he says is a lack of drive and energy
Pictured in November 2019, Clinton won the popular vote in 2016 with nearly 3 million votes
In a new podcast, airing Monday, Clinton says she would be “sick with the stomach” if Trump was reelected.
“It literally makes me sick to think we will have four more years of this abuse and destruction of our institutions,” she said. Axios, who obtained the delivery.
‘And affecting our standards and our values. And reduction of our leadership. And the list goes on. ‘
Clinton said she was sure many Republicans thought the same.
Most Republicans will want to close the page.
“They want to see him leave as much as we do, but they can’t say it in public.”
She said the Republicans were “cowards, weak enablers.”
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