Trump on past support for Clintons: I got along with everyone

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"As a world-class businessman, you have to get along with everybody," Trump told reporters, according to The Washington Post
 
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"I was able to get along with Clinton, I was able to get along with virtually every politician you can imagine. When I went to Washington and I needed something, I got it,” he added.
 
As Trump has sharpened his attacks on Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, he has faced questions about his past connections to her.
 
The billionaire business mogul wrote in 2008 that Clinton would be a “great president.” 
 
“Hillary was roughed up by the media, and it was a tough campaign for her, but she’s a great tropper,” he said at the time. “Her history is far from being over.”
 
Trump on Tuesday insisted that job was to make nice with politicians of all stripes.
 
"As a businessman, especially a really successful businessman, it was my obligation to really get along with people: Democrats, Republicans, everybody," he said. "I had an obligation to my company and my employees and my family."
 
Trump has in recent days turned his attention to Bill ClintonBill ClintonDem Senate candidate: Foundation should ‘probably’ shutter if Clinton wins Will the US and Canada start a trade war over lumber? Trump must expose Hillary's dark side MORE’s past infidelities in response to Hillary Clinton’s suggestion that the businessman has a “penchant for sexism.”
 

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