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On the campaign trail, Trump dubbed his Democratic rival “crooked Hillary” and pledged to prosecute her over her use of a private email server while secretary of State.

“She did some bad things, I mean she did some bad things,” Trump said.

But when asked about his previous statements about appointing a special prosecutor to go after Clinton, Trump changed course.

“I don't want to hurt them, I don't want to hurt them. They’re, they’re good people,” he said.

“I don't want to hurt them," he said again. "And I will give you a very, very good and definitive answer the next time we do ‘60 Minutes’ together.