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Chelsea Clinton recruited by dad for mock debates

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“It was a really nasty election. There were obviously three members of my family: my mom, my dad and me. And there was an upcoming debate. So it was going to be my father against his opponent with a moderator,” Clinton said in the interview that aired Thursday on Comedy Central.

“And the three of us, over many evenings and weekends, would play different roles in advance of this debate. So I would have to pretend to be my father’s opponent and argue positions against him.”

A wide-eyed Stewart asked the former White House resident, 33, how old she was during the mock debate sessions.

Clinton replied without missing a beat, “I was six.”

Clinton, who mostly discussed her work with The Clinton Foundation during the sit-down, smiled as she told Stewart, “I was taught to hold my own at a pretty young age.”