For months, Republican President-elect Donald Trump tore down Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
He called her names and claimed she was a criminal. He even went so far as to say that she should be in jail, and if he were elected president, he would make putting her in jail a priority.
Since his election, Trump’s tone on Clinton has softened. In a recent interview with CBS, Trump claimed that the Clintons are hard-working and kind people.
“I don’t want to hurt them, they’re good people,” Trump said during the interview.
And appointing a special prosecutor to go after Clinton may not happen. On Tuesday morning, the crew at “Morning Joe” told viewers Trump will not take special action against Clinton. The news came from a source “with direct knowledge of Donald Trump’s thinking.”
“The president-elect will not pursue any investigations into Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server and surrounding the Clinton Foundation. The source told ‘Morning Joe,’ that Trump feels that Clinton has been through enough,” host Mika Brzezinski said.
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough thought the decision not to go after Clinton was simple: “You don’t want to go into a new year chasing someone who is out of public life.”
Throughout his campaign, Trump was met with cries of “lock her up” in reference to Clinton.