Source: News Bharati English19 Jul 2016 19:58:47
Washington, July 19: Democratic presidential nominee for the 2016 United States presidential election, Hillary Clinton has alleged that Donald Trump is unfit to become the US president as he "demeans" women, plays coy with "white supremacists" and is a "threat" to American democracy.
While addressing the NAACP National Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, the State which is hosting the Republican convention, Clinton said the Republican party, which once was a party of Abraham Lincoln, has become a Trump entity. "This man is the nominee of the Party of Lincoln, and we are watching it become the Party of Trump. And that's not just a huge loss to our democracy it is a threat to our democracy. By now, we've heard a lot of troubling things about Donald Trump but that one's shocking," Clinton, 68, said.
"It all adds up to an undeniable conclusion: I don't care if you're a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent - Donald Trump cannot become President of the United States. And that's why we've got to work together to get out the vote this fall," she said on Monday. The four-day Republican convention kicked off on Monday and Trump would formally be coronated as the party's presidential nominee on Thursday. Clinton used the occasion to slam Trump for his divisive policies and rhetoric. In the kickoff week alone; 'Hillary for America' and the state Democratic coordinated campaigns will host more than 500 registrations or commit to vote events across the country.
"Donald Trump led the movement to de-legitimize our first black president, trumpeting the so-called 'birther' movement. Donald Trump plays coy with white supremacists," Clinton said. "Donald insults Mexican immigrants, even an American judge born of Mexican heritage. Donald Trump demeans women. Donald Trump wants to ban an entire religion from entering our country," she alleged.
Noting that Trump loves to talk to the press, Clinton said the first time the billionaire tycoon was quoted in 'The New York Times' was in 1973 when the Justice Department went after his company for refusing to rent apartments to African-Americans. "It was one of the largest federal cases of its kind at the time. She reiterated the pressing need to support law enforcement officers, reform criminal justice system and pass common-sense gun laws to keep communities and police officers safe.
Describing this as a critical election for the nation, Clinton urged her supporters to come out and vote in the November general elections. She also announced a nationwide voter mobilization goal to register and commit to vote more than 3 million voters to be a part of this campaign.