Clinton says foreign leaders want to endorse her to stop Trump
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Claiming 'spousal privilege' to stonewall Congress MORE says foreign leaders are privately reaching out to her to ask if they can endorse her to stop Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council 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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders: Trump setting 'terrible example' for our children Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Sanders, Harris set to criss-cross Iowa 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."