NEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Clinton took direct aim at Donald Trump on Tuesday night as she claimed the Democratic nomination for president, calling out the billionaire for divisive rhetoric and casting his “Make America Great Again” slogan as “code for let’s take America backward.”
Clinton told supporters in Brooklyn, New York, that Trump was “temperamentally unfit” to be president, citing Trump’s attacks on a federal judge, reporters and women.
“He wants to win by stoking fear and rubbing salt in wounds and reminding us daily just how great he is,” Clinton said. “Well, we believe we should lift each other up, not tear each other down.”
Meanwhile, Donald Trump will now go on to the national convention in July with more than enough delegates to become the official nominee, but his candidacy remains a source of controversy, with many in the GOP struggling to rally behind the brash billionaire.
Prior to his win in Montana Tuesday, Trump earned at least 1,239 bound delegates who are required by party rules to vote for him at the convention. It takes 1,237 delegates to win the GOP nomination.
Trump also has public support from 95 unbound delegates, but they could possibly change their minds and switch to another candidate.
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