Donald Trump "totally dominated" his second debate Sunday with Hillary Clinton – and having former President Bill Clinton's accusers in the hall at Washington University "changed the tone of the debate" regarding the leaked 2005 video, Rep. Peter King told Newsmax TV.
"He showed upfront that this should not dominate the rest of the presidential campaign," the New York Republican told host J.D. Hayworth on the "Newsmax TV Post-Debate Special." "He showed enough contrition, and then he went on to get around to the issues that he was strong.
"Hillary thought it was smart just to sit back and not attempt to refute what Donald Trump was saying – and he really scored point after point.
"He used the word 'apologize' two or three times – and he didn’t want to get locked in a corner."
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Regarding Bill Clinton's alleged indiscretions, "it was very legitimate to bring it up," King told Hayworth.
"He brought it up in the right way. He didn't yell, he didn't scream – and she was taken back.
"She couldn't answer and having the women there in the hall also changed the tone of the debate.
"This whole campaign has now changed."
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