Sanders defends Clinton after Trump remarks: ‘I also went to the bathroom’
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersChamber of Commerce argues against Democratic proposals for financial transaction taxes Top Sanders adviser: 'He is a little bit angry' Working Families Party endorses Warren after backing Sanders in 2016 MORE (I-Vt.) on Tuesday night stood up for fellow Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump's economic approval takes hit in battleground states: poll This is how Democrats will ensure Trump's re-election The Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico MORE, a day after Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat MORE attacked Clinton for visiting the bathroom during a recent debate.
 
“He must have a very unusual relationship with women,” Sanders told supporters in Council Bluffs, Iowa, according to BuzzFeed News.
 
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“I also went to the bathroom” during Saturday’s debate, he added. “I’ve got to admit it.”
 
He mockingly declared that Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, “has discovered that women go to the bathroom and it’s very upsetting for him.”
 
Trump on Monday said it was “disgusting” that Clinton missed a brief portion of Saturday’s Democratic debate for a trip to the restroom.
 
“I know where she went, it’s disgusting, I don’t want to talk about it,” Trump said. “No, it’s too disgusting. Don’t say it, it’s disgusting, let’s not talk.”
 
He also said Clinton got “schlonged” in the 2008 presidential election — seemingly a crude reference.
 
Trump on Tuesday defended the term, saying it is not vulgar and simply means to be “beaten badly.”