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"When I see her, I see her in an orange jumpsuit," Giuliani said of Clinton Tuesday.

"I'd have prosecuted her a year ago and probably convicted her by now," he added.

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Former New York mayor and top Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday that when he looks at Hillary Clinton, he sees her “in an orange jumpsuit.”

Giuliani was asked by host Dom Giordano on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia radio about his experience attending the Alfred E. Smith dinner last Thursday, where Clinton and Trump both gave speeches. In her speech, Clinton made a joke at Giuliani’s expense and the Trump surrogate’s displeased reaction was widely shared online.

Giordano asked Giuliani if he was going to “take out a pair of handcuffs and hold them up at that point.”

“Well, I was US attorney and assistant to the US attorney for too many years to laugh at Mrs. Clinton,” Giuliani said. “When I see her, I see her in an orange jumpsuit, I’m sorry, or at least a striped one. I’d have prosecuted her a year ago and probably convicted her by now.”

Many of Trump supporters have expressed their desire to see Clinton imprisoned over her use of a private email server while leading the State Department, with chants of “lock her up” common at many of Trump’s rallies. Trump himself has said he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into Clinton if he wins the election, and remarked at the second presidential debate that Clinton would be in jail if he were president.

The FBI investigated Clinton’s email practices, but recommended against prosecution in the case. After the FBI’s recommendation, the Justice Department announced they would not pursue prosecution and closed the investigation.