Trump plays word association game: Hillary Clinton? 'Evil'

GOP presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWhat the Irish view of Brexit can teach us Priebus: 'No place in Republican Party' for David Duke Kaine showcases faith and family in VP debut MORE played a game of word association early Tuesday, calling his Democratic counterpart, Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonKaine showcases faith and family in VP debut Clinton: Trump's 'I alone can fix it' message is not democracy Clinton unveils Kaine: He's everything Trump and Pence aren't 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 ClintonClinton unveils Kaine: He's everything Trump and Pence aren't Clinton maps out first 100 days Clinton picks Kaine for VP 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 RubioBudowsky: Why Warren masters Trump Meghan McCain: ‘I no longer recognize my party’ Five ways Trump’s convention was a success MORE and Ted CruzTed CruzKasich leaves door open to Trump endorsement Instead of being bold, Clinton errs in picking Kaine Pro-LGBT push underscores GOP convention 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 SandersKaine showcases faith and family in VP debut Clinton unveils Kaine: He's everything Trump and Pence aren't Sunday shows preview: Focus shifts to Dem convention MORE.

“[But] he gets the second biggest, far bigger than any other Republican,” Trump added of the independent Vermont senator.

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