In the hours after Donald Trump gave his now infamous speech to the United Nations General Assembly, many in the media, in Hollywood, and around the world decided to speak out with their thoughts. During an interview with host Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show" Tuesday night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was not shy about giving her thoughts about the speech in question.

Clinton on Trump

The 2016 presidential election will go down as one of the most shocking and controversial in recent memory. Following their respective primaries, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her Republican challenger Donald Trump faced off in the general election.

Clinton was considered the odds on favorite dating back after the 2012 election when it appeared that she had a shot to follow in the footsteps of then President Barack Obama. With reported election interference from Russia, a campaign that didn't spend enough time in key swing states, and a faction of the liberal base that wasn't thrilled with her candidacy, Clinton was defeated by Trump. In the nine months that have followed, Clinton has only recently come back into the spotlight to promote her book about the election, titled "What Happened?" On September 19, Clinton continued on with her book tour by joining Stephen Colbert for an interview on "The Late Show."

Sitting down with host Stephen Colbert, Hillary Clinton was pressed about Donald Trump's appearance at the United Nations General Assembly earlier in the day, and the speech he gave at the gathering.

"I thought it was very dark, dangerous, not the kind of message that the leader of the greatest nation in the world should be delivering," Clinton said.

"You should lead with the commitment of trying to avoid conflict however you can," Hillary Clinton went on to say.

Clinton stressed that Trump is being too aggressive, suggesting that he should focus more on diplomacy, and "Not call him 'Rocket Man,' the old Elton John son, but to say clearly 'we will not tolerate any attacks on our friends or ourselves.'" Clinton's "Rocket Man" remarks stem from the nickname Trump gave to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Twitter last week, which he once again used during his speech.

Moving forward

While Hillary Clinton gives her thoughts on the current state of Donald Trump's presidency, she doesn't appear to be alone in her line of thinking. With the exception of conservative and right-wing news outlets and supporters, the majority of those in the media blasted the former host of "The Apprentice" for his remarks, which is reflective in his approval rating that has dropped to just 35 percent in the most recent polls.

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