Hillary Clinton: Trump administration 'too often' tears down civil rights

Hillary Clinton: Trump administration 'too often' tears down civil rights
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton: Allegations against Cuomo 'raise serious questions,' deserve probe Clinton, Pelosi holding online Women's Day fundraiser with Chrissy Teigen, Amanda Gorman Media circles wagons for conspiracy theorist Neera Tanden MORE on Wednesday slammed the Trump administration for "too often" tearing down civil rights.

"This administration has too often worked to tear down hard-earned civil rights," Clinton said while speaking to graduating students at Hunter College in New York City.

She listed two examples of perceived violations of civil rights by the administration, starting with President TrumpDonald TrumpProsecutors focus Trump Organization probe on company's financial officer: report WHO official says it's 'premature' to think pandemic will be over by end of year Romney released from hospital after fall over the weekend MORE's travel ban on people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia and Yemen, which she called a "Muslim ban."


Clinton also mentioned the administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which resulted in children being separated from their families at the border.

The policy was "tearing children from the arms of their parents at the border," Clinton said. "How many will never see their parents again?"

The Trump administration rescinded the policy after bipartisan criticism.

Clinton described the two policies as an "attack on the rule of law."

The former secretary of State has been a frequent critic of President Trump since losing to him in the 2016 presidential election.