Hillary Clinton: Trump's rhetoric is 'political arson'

Hillary Clinton: Trump's rhetoric is 'political arson'
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Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE attacked Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE on Twitter on Saturday, calling him a “bully” and a force of “division and discrimination.”

A following tweet quoted comments she made during a rally in St. Louis on Saturday in which she called Trump’s rhetoric “political arson,” according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.  

"If you play with matches, you can start a fire you can’t control. That's not leadership—it's political arson,” she said.  

Clinton’s comments come a day after the Post-Dispatch reported that more than 30 protesters were arrested during a Trump rally in St. Louis. Trump later called off his rally in Chicago.

During her rally Saturday, Clinton called the clash between Trump supporters and protestors “deeply disturbing” and blamed the GOP front-runner for inciting the violence.

On Twitter, she called on Americans to to “stand together against the forces of division and discrimination that are trying to divide America between ‘us’ and ‘them.’”

Clinton also mocked Trump’s campaign slogan.