“He is obsessed with sharks,” Daniels said in an interview with In Touch magazine in 2011. “Terrified of sharks. He was like, ‘I donate to all these charities and I would never donate to any charity that helps sharks. I hope all the sharks die.’”
On Thursday, Trump made very similar comments while speaking to supporters in Pennsylvania as he went off on a tangent.
“I’m not a big fan of sharks,” he said. “I have people calling me up, ‘Sir, we have a fund to save the shark, it’s called Save The Shark.’ I say ’no thank you, I have other things I can contribute to.”
Daniels was paid $130,000 just before the 2016 election to keep her allegations of an affair quiet. Trump has denied the affair, which Daniels said took place in 2006 when Trump’s third wife, Melania Trump, was caring for the couple’s infant child.
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