(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Republican nominee Donald Trump told a crowd of supporters on Friday that he has "one of the best temperaments" of any previous presidential candidate.
"I think I have the best temperament, or certainly one of the best temperaments, of anybody that’s ever run for the office of president. Ever," he told a crowd in Colorado Springs, Colo. Friday. "Because I have a winning temperament. I know how to win."
Trump's critic have repeatedly assailed his temperament in light of his controversial remarks -- with his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, saying at the Democratic Convention "a man you can bait with a tweet is not a man you can trust with nuclear weapons."
Trump: "I think I have one of the best temperaments of anybody that’s ever run for the office of president." https://t.co/yovjXtSFfw— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 29, 2016
Trump also suggested that the television ratings for his final speech at the Republican convention were more important than public opinion polls he often touts.
"Oh and by the way, so the Nielsen ratings just came out; these are for television, much more important than polls," he said. Trump had 34.9 million viewers vs. Clinton's 33.3 million viewers.
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