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Clinton: Trump 'Totally Unqualified' To Be President

| by Nik Bonopartis
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Donald Trump is "totally unqualified to be president," Hillary Clinton told a crowd of supporters in her first major campaign appearance alongside Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

The presumptive Democratic nominee and perhaps the Senate's most popular Democrat double-teamed Trump from the podium in front of a Cincinnati crowd, alternately praising each other and hurling invective at their Republican opponent, according to a video of the event published by MSNBC.

Warren, Clinton said, "exposes [Trump] for what he is -- temperamentally unfit and totally unqualified to be president of the Unites States."

Warren's speech was formatted as a list of criticisms against the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, accusing him of defrauding students at his now-defunct Trump University for personal financial gain. A lawsuit against Trump on behalf of several former Trump University students is ongoing.

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Picking up where she left off on Twitter, at points Warren stopped criticizing actions and policies and took aim directly at Trump.

"He's a small, insecure money grubber who fights for no one but himself,” she told the crowd, Cincinnati's WCPO reported.

At one point, Warren seemed to tell the crowd that Clinton had adopted one of the central campaign promises of the candidates former primary rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

"Hillary Clinton believes that every kid should be able to get an education without getting crushed by debt," Warren said, her voice rising. "That means debt-free college and refinancing student loans! Hillary fights for us."

Warren, who has been highly critical of Clinton's relationship with Wall Street donors in the past, blasted Trump for allegedly believing "poor, sad little Wall Street bankers need to be free to defraud anyone they want," while Clinton "believes we need strong rules to prevent another financial crisis."

In a response, the Trump campaign alluded to Warren's critical past and reluctance to endorse Clinton during the primaries, calling the senator "a turncoat" for endorsing a candidate who receives most of her money from Wall Street donors, according to data compiled by OpenSecrets.

"Warren’s campaigning for Clinton stands in stark contrast to the liberal ideals she once practiced," the statement from Trump's camp read. "This sad attempt at pandering to the Sanders wing is another example of a typical political calculation by DC insiders."

Sources: MSNBC, WCPO, OpenSecrets / Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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