Even before the 2016 presidential primaries, then-candidate Donald Trump was speculating about Hillary Clinton’s health.
“We need a president with unbelievable strength and stamina, and Hillary does not have it,” Trump told rallygoers in Alabama on Nov. 21, 2015.
Over the next year, Trump continued to baselessly suggest that Clinton’s health was waning, including mocking her after she fell ill during a 9/11 memorial service.
“She’s supposed to fight all these different things, and she can’t make it 15 feet to her car,” Trump said at the time, before imitating Clinton stumbling during a Pennsylvania rally.
Now, four years later, Trump and his allies have engaged in similar rhetoric about the health of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, even as they have been more sensitive about Trump’s health.
“Some of the stuff is pretty disgusting,” Donald Trump Jr. said Friday when asked about speculation and attacks on Trump after his