Oh, no he didn’t. Donald Trump invited Bill Clinton’s former mistress Gennifer Flowers to his first presidential debate against Hillary Clinton. The Republican presidential candidate, 70, took to Twitter on Saturday, September 24, suggesting that he extended a front-row ticket to the 66-year-old model and actress.
Trump’s snide tweet comes after fellow billionaire Mark Cuban — who once hosted a short-lived reality television show called The Benefactor — offered $10 million to the charity of the real estate tycoon’s choice if he could interview him for four hours about his “policies and their substance.”
While Cuban, 58, received no response from the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host, the vocal Clinton supporter was given tickets to watch the debate on Monday night, September 26, at Long Island’s Hofstra University — which he proudly announced on Twitter.
“Just got a front row seat to watch @HillaryClinton overwhelm @realDonaldTrump at the ‘Humbling at Hofstra’ on Monday,” the Dallas Mavericks owner wrote. “It Is On !”
In response, the business mogul turned politician tweeted: “If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Gennifer Flowers right alongside of him!”
As many are well aware, Flowers made a name for herself in the ‘90s, when she claimed to have had an affair with Bill. In 1992 — amid his first presidential campaign — the 42nd POTUS vehemently denied Flowers’ claim. However, he later admitted to engaging in sexual relations one time with her in 1977. Bill and Hillary married in October 1975.
Regarding Trump’s tweet, Hillary’s campaign manager, John Podesta, told NBC’s Meet the Press, “You saw his reaction, which is to do his favorite sport, which is to dive in the sewer and go for a swim.”
Though Flowers’ assistant recently told BuzzFeed that she is going to take the thrice-wed Trump up on his offer, his running mate, Mike Pence, told Fox News Sunday that the Oval Office hopeful was simply trying to make a statement.
“Gennifer Flowers will not be attending the debate tomorrow night,” Pence, 57, said. “Donald was using the tweet yesterday really to mock an effort by Hillary Clinton and her campaign to really distract attention from where the people — the American people — are going to be focused tomorrow night, which is on the issues. It’s on the choice that we face.”
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