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Trump jokes he'd get 'electric chair' if he deleted even one 'love note' email to Melania

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Trump made the joke while discussing emails from a private server used by his 2016 presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Rally crowd chants 'lock him up' as Trump calls Biden family 'a criminal enterprise' Undecided voters in Arizona wary of Trump, crave stability Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw MORE from her time serving as secretary of State that were later deleted.

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"Can you imagine if I got a subpoena?" he said in Orlando.

"If I got a subpoena for emails, if I deleted one email, like a love note to Melania, it's the electric chair for Trump," he said. 

Trump, who has criticized Clinton over the issue going back to the 2016 presidential race, suggested the emails might still be found "somewhere deep in the State Department."

"We now have a great attorney general. Let’s see what happens," he said.

The Trump administration has defied several subpoenas of its own in recent weeks, including a demand for Trump's tax returns.