GOP front-runner Donald Trump released a statement this afternoon clarifying that despite what he said at the debate last night, he will not “order our military or other officials to violate” the law or commit war crimes and that he would be “bound by laws just like all Americans”:

Trump had said at the debate last night that the military wouldn’t refuse his potentially illegal orders to, for example, kill the family members of terrorists or use an interrogation method worse than waterboarding, because he’s a leader: