Hillary Clinton, in a new book examining her loss of the presidency to Donald Trump, at one point describes the president as a “creep” and that her “skin crawled” while he hovered behind her during a debate last October in St. Louis.
The excerpt, narrated by Clinton in advance of her new book “What Happened,” was played in an exclusive on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, and the former secretary of state and first lady outlined the doubts she still feels concerning her reaction to Trump during the debate.
“‘It is not okay,’ I thought,” Clinton read from her book in a recorded narration played on the show. “It was the second presidential debate and Donald Trump was looming behind me. Two days before the world heard him brag about groping women. Now we were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring at me,