Trump on journalists: I hate them, but wouldn't kill them

Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJohnson faces tough crowd at Libertarian debate Sanders: Primary isn't 'rigged,' just 'dumb' Trump University judge to unseal documents MORE reassured reporters on Monday that he hates some of them, but he wouldn't kill them. 

"I hate some of these people, I hate 'em," Trump said at a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich. "I would never kill them. I would never do that." 

Then he appeared to reconsider that statement, according to CNN

"Uh, let's see, uh?" he said. "No, I would never do that." 

The billionaire's comments follow his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin. On Sunday, Trump argued that there is no proof that Putin has ordered the deaths of journalists.  

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