GOP presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump to attend Army-Navy football game Trump tweets stir debate about intimidation Spokesman: NY Times ignored Reid's comments in pre-election story on Russia MORE played a game of word association early Tuesday, calling his Democratic counterpart, Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSpokesman: NY Times ignored Reid's comments in pre-election story on Russia Clinton staffers react to 'soul crushing' report on Russian influence Trump: Black voters staying home ‘almost as good’ as those who voted for him MORE, "evil."
“In a certain way, evil,” he responded when Clinton’s name appeared during an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
The outspoken billionaire offered kinder words for Hillary Clinton’s husband, former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump to attend Army-Navy football game Donald Trump will be president — but a President Trump may not be what voters expected Emanuel flips the bird when asked about 2020 MORE.
“Intelligent,” he replied when questioned about the nation’s 42nd chief executive.
Trump also threw one-word jabs at some of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.
He called Jeb Bush a “loser” before describing Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate clears water bill with Flint aid, drought relief What Trump's Cabinet picks reveal House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief MORE and Ted CruzTed CruzSenate passes dozens of bills on way out of town Senate passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown Senate advances funding measure, avoiding shutdown MORE as “confused” and “nasty,” respectively.
The New York real estate tycoon additionally could not resist jokingly calling himself “brilliant” once his own name appeared.
Trump next defended repeating a supporter who called Cruz “a pussy” during his rally in Manchester, N.H., the night before.
“I was just repeating what she said so everyone could hear,” he said of the incident. “I was doing everybody a favor.
“The world is politically correct. It was a great moment. We were all just having fun. There was a standing ovation. It went totally wild.”
Trump then boasted that the size of his rallies dwarves other White House hopefuls from both political parties.
“We get the biggest crowds, far bigger than Bernie,” he said of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats: Where the hell are You? Sanders on Trump pick: This is how a rigged economy works Trump picks Goldman Sachs chief for top economic adviser: report MORE.
“[But] he gets the second biggest, far bigger than any other Republican,” Trump added of the independent Vermont senator.