Trump On Hillary: ‘I Hope She Gets Well Soon. I Don’t Know What’s Going On’

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Alex Pappas Political Reporter
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reacted to Hillary Clinton’s health issues by saying Monday: “I hope she gets well soon. I don’t know what’s going on.”

Trump was silent on Sunday as news broke that the Democratic presidential nominee passed out and was rushed out of a 9-11 memorial service in New York. Her campaign later said Clinton, who has had a noticeable persistent cough on the campaign trail, had been diagnosed with pneumonia days earlier but had not disclosed it.

Asked for his response to the episode during a Monday morning appearance on Fox and Friends, Trump said: “The coughing fit was a week ago, so I assume that was pneumonia also. … I just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail, and we’ll be seeing her at the debate.”

Trump dismissed the possibility that the Democratic Party would replace Clinton on the ticket due to health concerns. “No, I don’t think they’ll replace her. … We have to see what’s wrong. I mean, we have to see what’s wrong. But whatever it is, I’m ready. Whatever it is,” he said.

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