Chelsea Clinton said Donald Trump has normalized hate speech throughout his campaign.
During a question and answer session with students at Michigan State University on Thursday, the Democratic nominee’s daughter was asked by a woman about hate speech directed toward Muslims. (RELATED: You Too Can Live Like Chelsea Clinton For A Mere $6 Million)
“I never thought I would see in my lifetime — I certainly didn’t think I’d see it in my children’s lifetime — all this normalization of hate speech that we’re hearing from the Republican nominee,” Clinton said.
“I mean the list goes on and on,” she said.
“That is not our country. And I do think that’s also what’s at stake in this election is our core values as a country. Stronger together is not just a slogan for my mother, but love trumps hate isn’t a slogan either.” (Report: Clinton Foundation Staffers Brace Themselves For Dozens Of Layoffs)
During her speech minutes earlier, Clinton touted her mother’s accomplishments.
“I’m really really proud to be her daughter,” she said. “But I’d like to think, even if I weren’t her daughter, I would be just as passionate about her campaign and just as excited to vote for her.”
“Women’s issues aren’t just women’s issues, they’re family issues, they’re economic issues,” she said. “She’s the only person who has a proposal to do all that, and she’s the only person who’s said how to pay for that.” (RELATED: Chelsea Clinton Missed Her Daughter’s First Day Of Preschool Because She Was Campaigning For Hillary)