Donald Trump Said Hillary Clinton 'Would Make a Good President' in 2008

"A lot of people think a Clinton-Obama or Obama-Clinton pairing would be a dream ticket," Donald Trump said

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How times have changed.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have no issues trading insults on the campaign trail, but less than a decade ago, Trump was singing a different tune.

In audio clips from a syndicated radio feature that aired from 2004 to 2008 called “Trumped!” the Wall Street Journal found a comment from the presumptive Republican nominee saying Clinton, 68, would do well in the White House.

“Hillary Clinton said she’d consider naming Barack Obama as her vice president when she gets the nomination, but she’s nowhere near a shoo-in,” Trump, said as the 2008 Democratic primary race heated up. “For his part, Obama said he’s just focused on winning the nomination although at least one member on his team said Clinton would make a good vice president. Well, I know her and she’d make a good president or good vice president.”

“A lot of people think a Clinton-Obama or Obama-Clinton pairing would be a dream ticket in November, but for that to happen one of them has to be willing to serve as number two. Until that time, it’s going to be very interesting,” Trump continued.

He signed off with, “I’m Donald Trump, and that’s the real deal.”

“Trumped!” featured 60-seconds of commentary from the real estate mogul on a wide array of topics, from Hurricane Katrina to his opinions on tattoos.

In a segment on hunting-education classes in West Virginia schools, the Second Amendment supporter opposed the idea.

“We hear way too many stories about school violence, so the thought of voluntarily putting guns in the classroom seems like a really bad plan,” Trump said.

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Over the years, Trump has given at least $100,000 to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation and made multiple cash donations to Hillary Clinton’s previous political campaigns. Back in 2005, Bill and Hillary Clinton were even guests at Trump’s wedding to his wife Melania.

At the first GOP debate back in August, Trump was asked what he “bought” with his donations to the Clintons.

“With Hillary Clinton? I said, ‘Be at my wedding.’ And she came to my wedding,” Trump boasted. “You know why? She had no choice because I gave.”

Two days later, Clinton said at a press conference, “I happened to be planning to be in Florida and I thought it’d be fun to go to his wedding, because it’s always entertaining.”

In a February interview with PEOPLE, Clinton was blunt: “We were not friends.”

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