Trump: Clinton is the 'enemy of working people'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE called Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTop Sanders adviser: Warren isn't competing for 'same pool of voters' Anti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump Republicans plot comeback in New Jersey MORE the “enemy of working people” on Thursday after the nation’s largest labor organization endorsed the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

“Hillary Clinton is the enemy of working people and is the best friend Wall Street ever had,” Trump, Clinton's Republican counterpart, said in a statement. “I will fight harder for American workers than anyone ever has."


The AFL-CIO endorsed Clinton on Thursday, following in the footsteps of top unions like the National Education Association and Service Employees International Union. 

But Trump believes he can steal the labor vote away from her by going around labor bosses and appealing to rank-and-file workers.

“I believe their members will be voting for me in much larger numbers than for her,” Trump said Thursday.

Trump said Clinton is “totally owned by Wall Street” and raised questions about her previous support for trade deals, of which the labor community is generally wary.

"Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Sanders adviser: Warren isn't competing for 'same pool of voters' Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Top aide Jeff Weaver lays out Sanders's path to victory MORE is also 100 [percent] correct when he says that Hillary Clinton 'vote[d] for virtually every trade agreement that has cost the workers of this country millions of jobs,’” Trump said. "Hillary supported NAFTA and she supported the trade deal with China, Vietnam, South Korea — and if elected will implement the [Trans-Pacific Partnership] she loves so much — guaranteed.”

The Obama administration began negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership when Clinton was secretary of State, but she has more recently come out against the controversial trade deal.