Clinton says foreign leaders want to endorse her to stop Trump
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNSA leaker Reality Winner released from federal prison Monica Lewinsky signs production deal with 20th TV Police investigating death of TV anchor who uncovered Clinton tarmac meeting as suicide MORE says foreign leaders are privately reaching out to her to ask if they can endorse her to stop Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE from becoming president of the United States.

"I am already receiving messages from leaders," Clinton told an Ohio audience at a Democratic presidential town hall on Sunday night. 

"I'm having foreign leaders ask if they can endorse me to stop Donald Trump."

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Clinton was responding to a question from a man in the audience who asked how she would beat Trump in a general election. The questioner, who said he was a son of immigrants who feared the Republican front-runner's anti-immigrant rhetoric, asked the same question of Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders won't vote for bipartisan infrastructure deal Bipartisan infrastructure deal takes fire from left and right Politics of discontent: Who will move to the center and win back Americans' trust? MORE earlier in the CNN town hall.

Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, said she didn't want to "spill the beans right now, but suffice it to say, there are many arguments that we can use against him."

"But one argument that I am uniquely qualified to bring, because of my service as secretary of State, is what [Trump's] presidency would mean to our country and our standing in the world." 

CNN moderator Jake Tapper asked Clinton who the foreign leaders were who had been reaching and asking if they could endorse her to stop Trump. 

"Some have done it publicly, actually," Clinton replied, singling out Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Tapper pressed her about who the private messages had come from. 

"No. ... We're holding that in reserve," Clinton responded with a laugh.

"I believe that I will have an opportunity to really focus in on how dangerous a Donald Trump presidency would be, for our standing, for our safety, for the peace of the world."