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6/25/16

USA: Hillary Clinton Camp Says Trump’s ‘Brexit’ Remarks Show He’s Unfit for White House - by P. Nicholas and L. Meckler

Hillary Clinton’s campaign moved swiftly to cast Republican opponent Donald Trump’s reaction to the “Brexit” vote as evidence as he is unfit to be president.

In a conference call with reporters Friday, Mrs. Clinton’s top aides sought to draw a contrast between what they described as Mrs. Clinton’s steady leadership during such global crises and Mr. Trump’s fixation on his own business interests.

They cited the news conference Mr. Trump gave at his newly-renovated golf course in Scotland on Friday. Should the British pound fall in the wake of the Brexit vote, that would be a boon to his golf business in Turnberry, Scotland, Mr. Trump told reporters, drawing more business. (It was down to its weakest level in 30 years on Friday afternoon.)

Jake Sullivan, a senior campaign adviser to Mrs. Clinton, said that Mr. Trump is “rooting for economic turmoil” touched off by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

“He actually put his golf business ahead of the interests of working families

Read more: Hillary Clinton Camp Says Trump’s ‘Brexit’ Remarks Show He’s Unfit for White House - Washington Wire - WSJ

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