Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonThe Hill's 12:30 Report Clinton's explanation of SCOTUS Heller decision was totally wrong Khizr Khan features in new Clinton ad MORE is denouncing Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRepublicans, it's time to stop asking 'What would Reagan do?' 220 years ago, George Washington warned us about Trump White House compares Philippine government to Trump campaign MORE's call to stop all Muslims from entering the United States as "reprehensible, prejudiced and divisive."
"You don't get it. This makes us less safe," Clinton, the Democratic front-runner tweeted on Monday.
Earlier in the day Trump said the U.S. should enforce a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims coming into the United States until leaders “figure out what is going on,” citing the terror threat from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
His remarks come days after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. The alleged shooters were both Muslim and the federal government is investigating the shooting as a terrorist attack. Reports claimed one of the suspects pledged allegiance to ISIS during the shooting. The California shooting also comes on the heels of the Paris attacks, for which ISIS claimed responsibility.
Clinton wasn't alone Monday, with the entire GOP field and other Democrats also blasting Trump's statement.
“Demagogues throughout our history have attempted to divide us based on race, gender, sexual orientation or country of origin," said Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDeplorable debate reminds voters of third party options Michelle Obama: Trump 'humiliates women as if we’re objects' Overnight Healthcare: Obama confronts health law's 'growing pains' | Sanders slams leukemia drug price hike MORE (I-Vt.), a Democratic 2016 contender, in a statement.
"Now, Trump and others want us to hate all Muslims. The United States is a great nation when we stand together. We are a weak nation when we allow racism and xenophobia to divide us.”
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley tweeted that Trump “is running for President as a fascist demagogue.”