Bill Clinton Brushes Off Donald Trump, Saying 'Attempts to Take the Election' Are Nothing New

"There's always attempts to take the election away from the people," he said.

“I think there's always attempts to take the election away from the people,” he continued.

He declined to elaborate on any of Trump’s claims.

Hillary Clinton, who held three town halls in New Hampshire Sunday, has put the brakes her usual Trump attacks since the New York real estate mogul began highlighting Bill Clinton’s sexual liaisons in the White House.

At times in 2008, President Clinton was called “a liability” to his wife’s campaign, veering off-message to attack Barack Obama. He kept his temper in check today, but offered some lines that could be construed as needling Trump’s anti-immigration policies.

Bill Clinton said the next president must “preserve our individual liberties, and our reputation for being an open country,” pointing to the story of a Muslim immigrant who took to his prayer mat after he narrowly avoided armed robbery, praying his family could join him in America.

He also dismissed the notion, held by some Trump supporters, that the business mogul might abandon his more outlandish plans once elected.

“It’s kind of scary this year,” he warned, “but believe it or not, most everybody actually tries to do what they say they're going to do when they're running. They're telling you what they believe. And so you've got to take them seriously.”

Trump, meanwhile, was slated to speak later today in Lowell, Massachusetts, less than 30 miles from where former President Clinton held his first event.

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