(ABC News) Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were grilled Wednesday night by veterans in a wide-ranging forum that touched on Clinton's email scandal and the fitness of both to be commander-in-chief.
During the forum -- where the candidates appeared separately -- Trump suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been a better leader than President Obama.
"The man has very strong control over a country," he said. "Now It's a very different system and I don't happen to like the system, but certainly in that system, he's been a leader. Far more than our president has been a leader."
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Trump did very little to tamper controversial talk about how he has been friendly with Russia throughout his campaign.