Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRestive GOP freshmen eye entitlement reform What will be October’s surprise? Poll: Half of Trump supporters don't trust integrity of election MORE praised Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWhat will be October’s surprise? Poll: Half of Trump supporters don't trust integrity of election Gingrich: 'No excuse ever' for 3 a.m. tweeting MORE during the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, saying that she would make a “great president.”
BuzzFeed News unearthed the comments, made in a 2008 blog post.
“For his part, Obama said he’s just focused on winning the nomination, although at least one member of his team said Clinton would make a good vice-president. (I know Hillary and I think she’d make a great president or vice-president.).”
It’s far from the first time Trump, who is now lambasting Hillary and Bill ClintonBill ClintonGOP memo questions Clinton real estate purchase: report Onlooker repeatedly yells ‘Bill Clinton is a rapist’ live on Fox News Syrian carnage likely to outlast Obama MORE as he seeks the GOP presidential nomination, has spoken positively of the former first couple.
Another blog post from 2008 has previously surfaced, where Trump praised Clinton for being “smart, tough and a very nice person.” He also lauded Bill Clinton, calling him a “great President.”
“Hillary was roughed up by the media, and it was a tough campaign for her, but she’s a great trouper,” Trump wrote in 2008. “Her history is far from being over.”
Trump has stepped up his attacks on Clinton, including criticism of Bill Clinton’s past infidelities.
She’s hit back that the real estate mogul has a “penchant for sexism” after he mocked Clinton for using the bathroom during the Democratic debate and said she "got schlonged” by Obama in the 2008 primary.