Hillary Attacks Opponents for ‘Stoking’ Fears Against Muslims, Saying ‘Hateful, Hurtful Things’

Monday in Brooklyn, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked some Republican candidates are “stoking those fears even more and turning people against Muslim-Americans by saying some really hateful hurtful things.”

Clinton said, “We shouldn’t let anybody on the public stage say that we are mean spirited, that we are going to build walls mentally and physically, that we are going to shut doors, and we are going to lose the talent and the contributions of millions of people who are here doing the best they can and building lives for themselves and their children. We are a country where people of all backgrounds, all nations of origin, all languages, all religions, all races can make a home. America was built by immigrants. And you know so well our economy depends on immigrants.”

Not naming Donald Trump, Clinton attacked his campaign slogan, saying, “I disagree with those that say make America great. We are great, and we are going to stay great and we are going to get greater.”

She added, “We are hearing all kinds of anti-immigrant sentiments in the news right now. Candidates for president are calling immigrants drug runners and rapists. They promise if elected to round up and deport millions of people, build a mammoth wall, militarize the border, tear families apart, and after the terror shootings in San Bernardino, at a time when a lot of Americans are fearful about future attacks here at home, some candidates are even stoking those fears even more and turning people against Muslim Americans by saying some really hateful, hurtful things.”

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