Bill Clinton Encouraged Donald Trump To Take Bigger Political Role, Report Says

By MarketWatchMarketWatch Pulse

In a private phone call in late spring, former President Bill Clinton encouraged Donald Trump to play a larger role in the Republican Party, The Washington Post reported, citing four Trump allies and one Clinton associate. The report said the talk with Clinton came just weeks before Trump entered the race. Clinton didn't specifically encourage Trump to run for president, the report added. Heading into Thursday's debate, Trump is leading the polls.

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