Considering Trump’s inability to get through a sentence without altering a position, it shouldn’t be surprising that if you set your way back machine two whole years in the past, you get some surprising combinations from the Trump phrase generator.
Donald Trump, who has repeatedly praised Hillary Clinton going back to when she was First Lady, described Clinton as recently as 2014 as “very smart” and “tough to beat.”
Not a single “corrupt” or “crooked” in the mix. Trump also had something to say about his taxes.
In the same interview, Trump said he’d released his tax returns if he ran for president. “If I decide to run for office I’ll produce my tax returns. Absolutely. I would love to do that,” he said.
Of course, there are core Trump values that never change: an inflated view of his own importance, a ready lie, and racism. Asked why he
follow through on his 2011 promise to release his tax forms if President Obama released his birth certificate, Trump had a quick answer.
“A lot of people feel it wasn’t a proper certificate,” Trump said.