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Halperin: Trump’s Attack on the Clintons ‘Politically Brilliant’


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On Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, Bloomberg’s Mark Halperin explained why Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s strategy to be aggressive when it comes to the Clintons is “brilliant.”

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According to Halperin, it negates the suggestion that Trump was too cozy with the Clintons, an attack often used by Trump’s Republican opponent.

“There are a lot of dimensions to this,” Halperin said. “I think Bill Clinton out on the campaign trail may well not resist going after Trump. In terms of Trump, the reason why I think this is politically brilliant for him – politically brilliant – is one of the things he was vulnerable to here at the end was the charge that he’s not a real Republican, that he’s been too close to the Clintons and other Democrats. He is now the leading anti-Clinton spokesperson in the country. And so I think it would be very difficult for anybody to go on television with an ad saying, ‘Here are Trump’s past statements attacking the Clintons.’”

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