Trump rebukes Holder, Clinton with 'jobs not mobs' refrain

Trump rebukes Holder, Clinton with 'jobs not mobs' refrain
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'Haven't thought about' pardons for Mueller target Pence: Rocket attack 'proves that Hamas is not a partner for peace' Conservation remains a core conservative principle MORE on Friday took aim at Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGraham: McCain 'acted appropriately' by handing Steele dossier to FBI Why Mueller's hedge on obstruction decision was a mistake Giuliani says news media treat Dems better than GOP MORE and former Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderWhat should Democrats do next, after Mueller's report? GOP eager to exploit Dem court-packing fight Jeff Sessions returns to Justice Department to retrieve Cabinet chair MORE in a video address posted to Twitter, linking the two Democrats to rhetoric that, Republicans have claimed, promotes violence against conservatives.

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In a short video posted to his Twitter account, Trump ripped Clinton for her "horrible" remarks in a CNN interview last week, during which she said Democrats cannot be "civil" with a party that "wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about," referring to the GOP.

He also took aim at Holder's comments at a campaign event earlier this month where the former Obama administration attorney general riffed on former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaSouthern Poverty Law Center head announces resignation Michelle Obama on 'Becoming': 'Sasha still hasn't read it' Michelle Obama seeks volunteers for local campaigns: There are 'no "off" years' MORE's "when they go low, we go high" catch phrase. "When they go low, we kick them," Holder is heard saying in Trump's video. Holder later clarified in his speech that when he says to "kick them," he doesn't mean doing anything inappropriate or illegal.

"They're losing it, and they shouldn't be," Trump says in the video. "The Democrats don't like being called an angry mob, but really that's what they've become."

"They've gone so far left, they can't even believe that they are over there," the president continued, closing with the caption "#JobsnotMobs."

Republicans have criticized Democrats in recent weeks over rhetoric from Holder, as well as other high-profile Democrats including Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersJudd Gregg: Pelosi's olive branch...sort of Ocasio-Cortez: Removing Trump from office won't fix country's problems Financial Services Committee Republican: Maxine Waters's policies 'bad for America' MORE (Calif.), who Trump also features in the video. Some conservatives have suggested such comments have inflamed tensions between the parties and promoted violence ahead of the November midterms.

Holder and other Democrats have rejected the criticism. 

Trump has been criticized on numerous occasions for rhetoric that critics have said seemingly promotes violence. The president, on Thursday, drew sharp backlash during a campaign rally in Missoula, Mont., during which he appeared to praise Rep. Greg GianforteGregory Richard GianforteJournalists seek federal, state support for right to inform the public Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo criticize Trump’s response to Coast Guard lieutenant's arrest Sarah Sanders: Trump hasn't ‘at any point’ done anything but ‘condemn violence against journalists' MORE (R) for assaulting a reporter last year.

Gianforte pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault and was sentenced to a 180-day deferred sentence, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management and a $300 fine along with an $85 court fee.