Trump says he hopes 'Crooked Hillary Clinton' will run in 2020

Clinton trump debate2 1476064278Getty ImagesDonald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

President Donald Trump said Monday that he hopes Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2020.

“I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020? My answer was, ‘I hope so!'” Trump tweeted.

It’s unclear what prompted the tweet. Clinton, the former Democratic nominee for president and Trump’s 2016 rival, said at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on Sunday that she was worried Trump would launch a nuclear war in a moment of anger.

“A lot of people thought I was probably exaggerating it, but now we are worried and Congress is worried about whether they can take that power away from Trump so that in a moment of pique he doesn’t pick up that phone and call whoever is sitting in the control center today,” Clinton told the audience.

Trump has in recent weeks significantly ramped up his rhetoric against North Korea, which in turn has increased its nuclear aggression against the US.

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