McAuliffe Suggests He’d Knock Out Trump During a Debate: ‘You Would Have To Pick Him Off The Floor’

By Charles Russell

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) suggested Thursday that he would knock out President Donald Trump during a debate if Trump tried to intimidate him or get in his space.

Asked by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews what he would do if Trump tried to intimidate him as Hillary Clinton said he was trying to do during their 2016 town hall debate, McAuliffe said Trump would have to be picked up off the floor.

“What would you do in a debate with him if he tried that? If he came over and leaned over back of you, what would you do?” Matthews asked.

“You would have to pick him up off the floor,” McAuliffe said.

Matthews cracking up in laughter at that thought, followed up with McAuliffe.

“OK, you mean, you’d deck him?” Matthews asked.

“Listen, this guy got in my space, you want to get in my space, I’ve always said, Chris, you punch me back twice as hard, and it wouldn’t be hard to do it,” McAuliffe said. “This guy thinks he can intimidate everybody. It’s disgraceful and embarrassing, but I tell you, when we take him on, back in his face with the facts, don’t take anything from him and hit him …read more

Source:: Washington Free Beacon