Trump to attack Clinton for past comments about Sanders supporters
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In a speech Saturday night, Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new social media network called 'TRUTH Social' Virginia State Police investigating death threat against McAuliffe Meadows hires former deputy AG to represent him in Jan. 6 probe: report MORE plans to attack Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMeghan McCain: 'SNL' parodies made me feel like 'laughing stock of the country' Hill: Trump reelection would spur 'one constitutional crisis after another' Trump defends indicted GOP congressman MORE for her remarks about supporters of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersUnder pressure, Democrats cut back spending The Memo: Cuts to big bill vex Democrats Democrats say they're committed to reducing emissions in Biden plan MORE (I-Vt.) that recently surfaced, saying that they show Clinton’s “contempt” for those who don’t support her.


“In the tape, Hillary attacks Sanders supporters as ‘living in their parents’ basements,’ and trapped in dead-end careers,” Trump will say at a rally in Manheim, Pa., according to an advance excerpt of the speech distributed by his campaign. 

“She describes many of them as ignorant, that they want the United States to be more like Scandinavia but that ‘half the people don’t know what that means.’ ”

The audio, which was from a fundraiser during the presidential primaries and released by the Washington Free Beacon on Friday, shows Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, saying that many of Sanders’s supporters are young and inexperienced with politics.

"Some are new to politics completely. They’re children of the Great Recession. And they are living in their parents’ basement," she said. "They feel they got their education and the jobs that are available to them are not at all what they envisioned for themselves. And they don’t see much of a future."

Trump, the Republican nominee, plans to attack Clinton for the remarks in an apparent effort to win over the Vermont senator’s fans, who are skeptical of Clinton.

“To sum up, Hillary Clinton thinks Bernie supporters are hopeless and ignorant basement-dwellers,” Trump will say.

He will also hit Clinton for calling half of his supporters “deplorable and irredeemable.”

“In short, if you are not a diehard Hillary Clinton supporter from day one, Hillary Clinton thinks you are a defective human being,” Trump plans to say.