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HomeNewsPoliticsAt Fundraiser, Clinton Calls Half of Trump Voters a “Basket of Deplorables”

At Fundraiser, Clinton Calls Half of Trump Voters a “Basket of Deplorables”

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City. (Photo: AP)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City. (Photo: AP)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City. (Photo: AP)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said late Friday at a fundraiser in New York that she puts half of Donald Trump’s supporters in a “basket of deplorables.”

“The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic, you name it. They are just desperate for change,” Clinton said. “They don’t buy everything [Trump] says, but he seems to hold out some hope that their lives will be different.”

Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway pounced on the comments on Twitter. Jason Miller, a campaign spokesman for Trump, said in a statement Clinton “revealed her true contempt for everyday Americans” and said it was “inexcusable mistake.”

Clinton campaign spokesman Nick Merrill defended the candidate.

“Obviously not everyone supporting Trump is part of the alt-right, but alt-right leaders are with Trump,” Merrill said. “And their supporters appear to make up half his crowd when you observe the tone of his events.”

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    The truth hurts? Republican’s started cynically recruiting those too ignorant to overcome intolerance
    in the ’60’s to win the old Confederacy after the Civil and Voter Rights Acts adoption. Now the nations ignorant intolerant from every State have not only found refuge in the Republican Party but this year becamethe Republican majority and elected their, not the establishment’s Presidential candidate Donald Trump. The result as we have seen is ugliness, ignorance, xenophobia, and intolerance. Not only is Trump and his insecure message of fear, ignorance, xenophobia, and intolerance on his and its way down, America is once again proving it is in fact the smartest, most tolerant, and more importantly unafraid and secure nation on earth.
    We are determined to remain the worlds shining light and not be brought down by intolerant demagogues

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    @HarryIsaacJr I would much rather identify as a Deplorable than a Try sexual gender queer Marxist third wave SJW

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    I put her in hell!! Legal Latinos hate her!

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