Tuesday speaking with The Des Moines Register, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton went after Republican front runner Donald Trump for his “hateful incendiary rhetoric.”
Clinton also repeated her claim that Trump is being used by terrorist like ISIS for recruitment.
Clinton said “I really deplore the tone of his campaign and the inflammatory rhetoric he is using to divide people. And his going after groups of people with hateful incendiary rhetoric. So nothing really surprises me anymore. I don’t know that he has any boundaries at all. His bigotry, his bluster, his bullying have become his campaign. And he has to keep, sort of upping the stakes and going even further.”
She continued, “Specifically his very vehement reaction to my saying he is a very effective recruiter for ISIS is I think is an indication that he will deny and try to ignore the consequences of his comments. And in fact if you look at the video coverage of his campaign on Arab language TV stations throughout the Middle East —if you look at social media how he is being quoted, and you look at the use that is being made of his comments by terrorists it’s pretty clear they are taking advantage of his political grandstanding to try to draw a bigger conclusion that somehow he represents America since he is running for president. And that is why people have to stand up against it. Speak out against it. And Republicans have been very slow to do that. I think that he’s got to be held accountable for what he says and what the potential consequences of that kind of language are.”
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