[Ed. – It’s interesting. A lot of people watching the debate had exactly the same reaction, except it was toward her.]
In the first excerpts from Hillary Clinton’s highly anticipated upcoming memoir, the former Democratic presidential candidate said her “skin crawled” during a debate with Donald Trump.
In audio clips of Clinton reading from the book, “What Happened,” which were first obtained by MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday, Clinton recounted her thoughts as she toyed with the idea of telling her Republican rival to “back up, you creep” as he stood behind her during the second presidential debate.
“My skin crawled,” Clinton said. “It was one of those moments where you wish you could hit pause and ask everyone watching ‘well, what would you do?'”
Just two days prior, Clinton said, “the world heard [Trump] brag about groping women.”
Clinton said during the debate she decided against telling Trump, “back up, you creep, get away from me,” and in order to keep her composure, she gripped the microphone “extra hard.”
But, in hindsight, Clinton wondered if she should have taken the time to tell Trump off for following her.