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All the things Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton has ruined

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"Such a nasty woman," Trump said.
  • Ananya Bhattacharya
By Ananya Bhattacharya

Tech reporter

Published This article is more than 2 years old.

Republican nominee Donald Trump doesn’t miss any opportunity to hold his opponent Hillary Clinton accountable for all sorts of problems.

In the past, he alleged that the presidential debates schedule was rigged to favor the Democratic candidate. His campaign has blamed Clinton’s supporters for pushing the controversy around Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech at the Republican National Convention and they’ve even blamed the the July Dallas police shootings on her.

During the final presidential debate, Trump labeled Clinton’s tenure as a US senator and secretary of State ”bad experience” and blamed her for a slew of issues, saying the country will be in a mess if she’s voted in. “For 30 years, you’ve been in a position to help,” he said. “The problem is you talk, but you don’t get anything done, Hillary, you don’t.”

Here’s a look at everything Trump blamed Clinton for during the last debate, in his words.

A heroin epidemic

“I was up in New Hampshire the other day—the biggest complaint they have with all of the problems going on in the world many of the problems caused by Hillary Clinton and by Barack Obama, all of the problems their single biggest problem, is heroine that pours across our southern borders just pouring and destroying their youth.”

Sexual assault allegations against him

“These women, the woman on the plane, the woman—I think they want either fame or her campaign did it and I think it’s her campaign.”

His not paying federal income taxes

“We’re entitled because of the laws that people like her past to take massive amount of depreciation and other charges and we do it. And all of her donors just about all of them I know Buffett took hundreds of millions of dollars, Soros—George Soros—took hundreds of millions of dollars but I just explain all of her donors, most of her donors, have done the same thing as I do…And Hillary what you should’ve done you should’ve changed the law when you were a United States senator.”

North American Free Trade Agreement

“I pass factories that were thriving 20, 25 years ago. Because of the bill that her husband signed—and she blessed 100%, it is just horrible what’s happening to these people in these communities.”

ISIL (aka ISIS)

“Take a look at Iraq. She gave us ISIS because her and Obama created this huge vacuum. And a small group came out of that huge vacuum because, we should have never been in Iraq, but once we were there we should have never gotten out the way they want to get out. She gave us ISIS as sure as you are sitting there.”

Protestors at his campaign events

“In particular in Chicago, people were hurt and people could have been killed in that riot. And that was now, all on tape,  started by her. I believe, Chris, that she got these people to step forward. If it wasn’t they get their 10 minutes of fame. But they were all totally—it was all fiction. It was lies and it was fiction.”

Mosul, Iraq

“We had Mosul but when she left, when she took everybody out we lost Mosul and now we are fighting again to get Mosul…So we’re now fighting for Mosul which we had, all she had to do was stay there and now we’re going in to get it, but you know the big winner and the only reason they got it is because she’s running for the office of president.”

Aleppo, Syria

“And a lot of this is because of Hillary Clinton because what’s happened is by fighting Assad, who turned out to be a lot tougher than she thought—and now she’s going to say oh he loves Assad. He’s just much tougher and much smarter than her and Obama.”

The Syrian refugee crisis

“If she did nothing we would be in much better shape. And this is what’s caused the great migration where she’s taking in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who probably in many cases—not probably—who are definitely in many cases ISIS aligned and we now have them in our country and wait until you see this is going to be the great Trojan horse and wait until you see what happens in the coming years.”

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