Clinton camp: Trump 'trash-talking' the US
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonQueer Marine veteran launches House bid after incumbent California Rep. Susan Davis announces retirement Poll: Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Florida Former immigration judge fined, temporarily banned from federal service for promoting Clinton policies MORE’s campaign on Thursday slammed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE for calling President Obama the "founder" of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

“This is another example of Donald Trump trash-talking the United States,” senior policy adviser Jake Sullivan said in a statement.


“It goes without saying that this is a false claim from a presidential candidate with an aversion to truth and an unprecedented lack of knowledge,” he said of the GOP presidential nominee.

“What’s remarkable about Trump’s comments is that, once again, he’s echoing the talking points of [Russian President Vladimir] Putin and our adversaries to attack American leaders and American interests, while failing to offer any serious plans to confront terrorism or make this country more secure.”

Trump on Wednesday blamed Obama and Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, for creating ISIS.

“ISIS is honoring President Obama,” Trump said in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. "He’s the founder of ISIS. He founded ISIS.

“I would say the co-founder would be Crooked Hillary Clinton."

Trump said withdrawing U.S. military forces from Iraq let ISIS flourish.

“We should never have gotten out the way we got out,” he said. "We unleashed terrible fury all over the Middle East.

“Then Obama came in, and normally you want to clean up, and he made a bigger mess. We’re not respected. We’re laughed at all over the world."