No Matter Who The GOP Nominee, Hillary Seems Poised To Run Against Trump


Alex Pfeiffer White House Correspondent
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Since Donald Trump entered the Republican primary fray, Hillary Clinton has made a conscious effort to tie the billionaire businessman’s rhetoric to the Republican Party as a whole.

Even now that a contested convention is ever more likely, Clinton is poised to bring up Trump all the way until November.

“I’m very disappointed in those comments. I feel very bad and very disappointed with him and with the Republican Party for not responding immediately and saying, ‘Enough! Stop it,'” Clinton said of Trump’s announcement speech which said Mexico is sending rapists to the United States.

Following his comments that Muslims should be temporarily banned from entering the U.S., Clinton said regarding Republicans, “their language may be more veiled than Trump’s, but their ideas are not so different.”

Last week Trump drew the ire of liberals for saying that women should be punished for receiving an abortion. Clinton said, in an interview out Wednesday, “let’s not just focus on Trump. We need to focus on Trump as the tribune, if you will, of the most extreme statements about limiting abortion.”

She added, “he pulled the cover off of the Republicans’ efforts to kind of dampen that down during an election.”

Longtime Clinton ally and current adviser to pro-Hillary Super PAC Priorities Action USA Paul Begala told The Daily Caller Wednesday, “Trump differs from the establishment Republicans more in style than in substance.”

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“Ted Cruz would be as bad or worse than Trump: he is even more extreme on abortion, for example, wanting the government to force a rape victim to carry the rapist’s baby to term,” Begala said.

He added, “the choice between Trump and Cruz is a choice between being shot and being poisoned.”