(Washington Examiner) — Hillary Clinton suggested in a decades-old interview that she knew her client was guilty when she defended him for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl, according to audio released late Sunday night by the Washington Free Beacon.

“It was a fascinating case, it was a very interesting case,” Clinton, who took the case in 1975 when she was just 28 years old, said in an interview conducted years later in the mid-1980s. “This guy was accused of raping a 12-year-old. Course he claimed that he didn’t, and all this stuff. …

“I had him take a polygraph, which he passed – which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs,” she added.

And in a move that would later become Team Clinton’s go-to response for dealing with accusations of sexual misconduct, Hillary launched an attack on the 12-year-old’s credibility, claiming in court documents that the girl was “emotionally unstable.”

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