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"I think Sen. [Tim] Kaine's [D-Va.] comments, Hillary Clinton's comments on Thursday night sound desperate to me," Pence, Trump's running mate, said on CNN's "State of the Union."
 
"The fact that you see Democrats and Hillary Clinton and her running mate rolling out the same old playbook of racial divisiveness sounds a little bit to me like an act of desperation."
 
Clinton gave a speech last week that tied Trump to the alt-right movement, a sect of hardcore conservatism often associated with white nationalism.
 
Last week, Kaine, Clinton's running mate, tied Trump's values to those of the Ku Klux Klan, saying the GOP nominee's values are not American values.
  
"The American people are sick and tired of politicians who seek to divide the people of this country to unite their supporters," Pence said Sunday.
 
Pence said he thinks Clinton was calling millions of Americans around the country "who believe we can make America great again, who believe that Hillary Clinton and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaGorka calls Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants ‘fake news’  The queen, Aretha Franklin, is dead With bash-Trump day, press acts like opposition party MORE's policies have weakened America's place in the world and stifled America's economy — she's put some sort of racist intention on those Americans.
 
"I think that's deeply offensive," Pence said.
 
"The American people see right through it these days," he continued, before praising Trump as a candidate who is reaching out and speaking "boldly," particularly to African-American and Hispanic voters.