(THE HILL) Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Monday that Donald Trump has “touched a nerve” with everyday Americans.
“It’s just amazing,” he said during an interview on NBC’s “Today.”
“This election year is so different from most of, if not all, of the earlier ones that I’ve experienced,” Rumsfeld told host Matt Lauer.
“[Trump] has caused people to respond in a way that most politicians have not been able to do,” he added. "I see someone who has touched a nerve with our country.”
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