Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics – May 1, 2016
“I’ll be much tougher than her, I will have much more respect than her from foreign countries. In fact, I read today where they’re very concerned with me, they feel I’m very strong, very tough and they’re very concerned. So, that’s a little opposite of what you’re telling me. That’s a psychological thing which frankly is good. Let them be a little concerned.
Anne Gearan and Abby Phillip, The Washington Post – January 1, 2016
The attacks — often coded, always personal — seem to be aimed at raising questions in voters’ minds about a factor that has long been whispered in some GOP circles: how Clinton’s age could affect her ability to serve. The regularity of Trump’s attacks on Clinton’s alleged physical weakness suggest that the magnate thinks he has touched on a legitimate campaign failing.
Claire Elizabeth Felter, Bustle – December 17, 2015
In response to Walters asking the presidential hopeful to elaborate on whether he had said Clinton “has no energy,” Trump was quite willing to give more than a “yes.” “She doesn’t have the strength or the stamina,” Trump told Walters.
Maggie Haberman, New York Times – November 23, 2015
In an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Mr. Trump said that the president must deal with “very, very tough people.” “They only understand strength,” Mr. Trump said. “They don’t understand weakness. Somebody like Jeb, and others that are running against me — and by the way, Hillary is another one. I mean, Hillary is a person who doesn’t have the strength or the stamina, in my opinion, to be president. She doesn’t have strength or stamina. She’s not a strong enough person to be president.”