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Trump laces into ‘totally scripted’ Clinton

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Donald Trump laced into Hillary Clinton at an afternoon rally in California on Friday, a day after Clinton used a major campaign speech to call Trump unfit for the presidency. 

“Hillary Clinton is a weak person. Hillary Clinton is totally scripted. Hillary Clinton is a thief. And Hillary Clinton should be in jail for what she did to our national security,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said at the event in Redding, Calif.

{mosads}“If you choose Hillary Clinton, this country is going to die.”

Responding to Clinton’s assertion that he is unqualified to be president, Trump hit her with a similar insult. 

“I think that Hillary Clinton is unfit to lead our country, certainly at this time,” he said. “I call her ‘Obama light’; I think it’s going to be as bad or maybe worse.” 

Trump ripped Clinton for using a teleprompter in her Thursday speech.

“I don’t have teleprompters; I don’t need teleprompters. It’s called up here, it’s called memory, it’s called other things,” he said, pointing to his head. 

“A lot of people didn’t know that — she was reading a script. She’d read a line, and then she had the phony audience,” Trump said, accusing her of having a staffer prod the audience to clap.

“If I ever did that, I’d be run out of town, but for Hillary, it’s ok,” he said. 

Trump also criticized Clinton for using a private email server while she was secretary of State, promising that the Justice Department would look into charging her with a crime under his administration.

“Everything will be fair, but we will have an attorney general, and the attorney general is going to take a look,” he said. 

Updated at 5:24 p.m.

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