CNN's Bash: “Stunning” That Trump Threatened To Put Clinton In Jail, As “Countries With Dictators” Do

Dana Bash: “What Makes This Country Different From Countries With Dictators” Is That “They Put Their Opponents In Jail”

From CNN's October 9 post-presidential debate coverage:

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WOLF BLITZER (HOST): We got an excellent moment right now to discuss something I've never heard in any of these debates before between two presidential candidates, and Dana, let's talk a little about this. One candidate says not only is he going to put forward a special prosecutor to investigate his rival, but, and this is very sig -- he's going to put her in jail if he's elected president of the United States. That's pretty extraordinary.

DANA BASH: OK, not to sound corny, but what makes this country different from countries with dictators in Africa or Stalin or Hitler or any of those countries with dictators and totalitarian leaders is that when they took over, they put their opponents in jail. To hear one presidential candidate say -- even if it was a flip comment, which it was -- you're going to be in jail to another presidential candidate on the debate stage in the United States of America, stunning. Just stunning.

BLITZER: It certainly is.


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