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Kaine dismisses concerns about Clinton’s trustworthiness

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Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine on Sunday dismissed concerns that trustworthiness is an obstacle for running mate Hillary Clinton.

{mosads}“I’m not assuming that’s going to be the case even a month from now. I think we came out of the convention with a real positive momentum. The convention, as you know, started off with some churn on the Democratic side on Monday. But by Thursday night, we were together and pulling the same direction,” the Virginia senator said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Kaine said Clinton did a “great Job telling her story” at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia while others “talked about how she had helped them.”

“I think the reason that we’re doing better in polling since last week is folks are getting reintroduced to that story in a positive light,” he said.

“The other thing that I have the ability to do as her running mate, I can brag about Hillary in a way that she’s not going to brag about herself. We’re both Midwesterners who are a little reticent to talk about ourselves. But I love talking about other people. And I love talking about Hillary Clinton’s life of service, especially her work to empower families and children, which has been a consistent theme throughout her life,” he added.

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows Clinton with an 8-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump following the Democratic convention. Pollsters found, however, that 60 percent or respondents said Clinton is not honest or trustworthy.

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