GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPresident Trump an anti-Semite? Talk about #FakeNews... Thiel company helped support NSA spy program: report How Democrats can rebuild a winning, multiracial coalition MORE sparked criticism late Monday, saying that Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonChafee: Negative coverage of Trump ‘tiresome’ Poll: Clinton voters like award show speeches, Trump voters find them too political Protester at GOP rep town hall: You wasted a lot of money investigating Benghazi, waste a little on Trump MORE “got schlonged” by then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) during the 2008 presidential race.
“She lost, I mean she lost,” he told supporters. “Everything that’s been involved with Hillary has been losses. Even a race with Obama — she was going to beat Obama.
“I don’t know who’d be worse,” he added of the choice between Clinton and now-President Obama. “I don’t know.”
Trump also argued that Clinton did not look like the nation’s leader during last weekend’s Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire.
“I watched her the other night and I said, ‘This is not a president,’” he said of the former secretary of State.
“I watched her the other night, and it was hard, it was really hard. There were a lot of better things on, including reading books and reading financial papers, which I actually enjoy reading.”
Clinton apologized after returning late from a commercial break and walking across the stage while moderator David Muir questioned Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
Trump mocked the incident as a “disgusting” bathroom break during his rally Monday night. The taunt drew applause and cheers from his supporters.