Clinton campaign: Our lead is 'almost insurmountable'

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A spokeswoman for Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonMenendez opposing Puerto Rico debt bill Trump: I’ll take ‘close to 40 percent’ of Sanders fans Warren: Trump was ‘drooling’ over housing crash MORE's presidential campaign on Thursday taunted the rival Sanders campaign in a tweet, calling Clinton's lead in pledged delegates "almost insurmountable."

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Jennifer Palmieri, communications director, tweeted a picture of a staffer using a poster to illustrate the campaign's lead in pledged delegates.
 
 
Clinton's team has used similar language before to describe Clinton's lead over Sanders. Last week, campaign manager Robby Mook said in a conference call with reporters: "We are nearing the point where our delegate lead will effectively become insurmountable."
 
Sanders currently trails Clinton in pledged delegates 851 to 1,606.

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