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Donald Trump Says He Has a ‘Much Better Temperament’ Than Hillary Clinton

September 27, 2016, 3:57 AM UTC

Donald Trump attacked Hillary Clinton’s “temperament” while boasting about his own during their first face-off in a presidential debate Monday night.

The Republican presidential hopeful accused his Democratic rival of a recent moment in which she was “totally out of control” while apparently speaking to a member of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations.

“I have much better judgment than she does. There’s no question about that. I also have a much better temperament than she has,” Trump said. “I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament. I have a winning temperament. I know how to win. She does not.”

The real estate mogul then brought up an unknown incident with the AFL-CIO behind a “blue screen” in which he said Clinton lost her cool. “You were totally out of control!” Trump said. “I said, there’s a person with a temperament that’s got a problem.”

Clinton smiled throughout his comments. She then breathed a sigh of relief, saying “Woo! OK!” before shimmying her shoulders when it was her turn to respond. Her reaction garnered laughs and applause from the audience.