CNN: Clinton, in Mormon pitch, compares Trump to religious persecutors
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Clinton, quoting Mormon leaders through the piece, argues in the article that Trump “lacks the morals to be our commander-in-chief,” and in a nod to Mormons’ history of religious persecution, knocks Trump’s proposed Muslim ban.
“With a new, outrageous headline seeming to pop up every day, it’s easy to forget that Trump showed us his true colors early on, when he proposed banning all Muslims from our shores,” Clinton writes. “Trump’s Muslim ban would undo centuries of American tradition and values. To this day, I wonder if he even understands the implications of his proposal.”
The piece is Clinton’s opening salvo in an attempt to undercut Trump in Utah, a state that is about 60% Mormon, according to some estimates.
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