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Trump mocks Clinton over emails

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 01:36

Having caused a firestorm with his ''Second Amendment people'' speech in North Carolina Tuesday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is back on the attack, mocking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton again over newly released State Department emails. Nathan Frandino reports.

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With criticism over his Wilmington speech still ringing in his ears, Donald Trump went on the offensive Wednesday, mocking rival Hillary Clinton after the latest release of emails from her time as Secretary of State. (SOUNDBITE) (English) (SOUNDBITE) (English) DONALD TRUMP, REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE, SAYING: "A couple of very bad ones came out. It's called pay for play. Some of these were really, really bad, and illegal, if it's true. it's illegal. You're paying and you're getting things." The emails were obtained by the conservative group Judicial Watch, after a Freedom of Information request. The Clinton camp denies the emails reveal anything of importance. Her supporters say Trump is trying to change the subject after Tuesday's controversial statements. (SOUNDBITE) (English) DONALD TRUMP, REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE, SAYING: "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick. If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. Although the Second Amendment folks, maybe there is, I don't know." Trump and his supporters vehemently deny that he was advocating violence against Clinton. They say he was merely suggesting that so-called "Second Amendment people" go out and vote against her. But the outrage over this and many other recent Trump statements is unlikely to dissipate any time soon... nor are Republican efforts to topple Clinton with State Department emails.

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Trump mocks Clinton over emails

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 01:36