Trump and Clinton intensifying attacks

By: News Staff

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Providence, R.I. — More fallout for Donald Trump’s campaign after a video surfaced Friday of the nominee bragging that he was able to grope women because of his “star” status.

Now, Trump is intensifying his attacks on opponent Hillary Clinton and even taking a dig at the Republican Party.

Donald Trump on the campaign trail warned that more attacks will come if more tapes emerge.

“If they wanna release more tapes saying inappropriate things we’ll continue to talk about Bill and Hillary Clinton doing inappropriate things there are so many of them.”

Trump tried to tie Hillary Clinton to former President Bill Clinton’s indiscretions.

“Bill Clinton sexually assaulted innocent women and Hillary Clinton attacked those women viciously. One of them said more viciously than he attacked them.”

Clinton slammed trump for his crude comments in the tapes saying, “He just doubled down on his excuse that it’s just ‘locker room banter’. That is just a really weak excuse for behaving badly and mistreating people.”And among a record crowd at Ohio State University, she told voters they deserve better

“Your generation, the young people of America are the most tolerant, open and generous generation in American history. You know what’s at stake but you also know what you believe.”

The tape further divided republicans. In fact, the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan says he will no longer defend Trump, but instead defend the party’s majority in congress.

Trump reacted in a tweet saying Paul Ryan should spend more time balancing the budget rather than fighting him.

Since Trump’s tape revelation, a new Wall Street Journal NBC poll shows that Clinton now has a double digit 11-point (46 to 35) lead over Trump.

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