USA Today: Clinton, Trump spar over terrorism in wake of latest attacks
Hillary Clinton said Monday terrorists are using Donald Trump and his rhetoric as an online “recruiting sergeant," adding that “the secret is, he has no plan” for defeating them.
In response to Saturday blasts in New Jersey and New York and a knife attack in Minnesota, Clinton called for a surge in intelligence and greater coordination with local law enforcement and Silicon Valley technology companies; more outreach to Muslim-American communities to apprehend troubled individuals; and intensified diplomatic efforts across the Middle East.
“It’s important for voters to hear this and weigh it,” Clinton told reporters after Trump accused her and President Obama of being “weak” on terror.
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The Hillary Clinton Campaign's Response
Read Hillary Clinton’s Remarks on New York and New Jersey Bombings -- Time
Clinton stresses U.S. ‘resolve’ in terrorism fight; warns Trump policies aid militant recruitment -- Washington Post
Clinton: 'This threat is real;' Trump comments being used as terrorist recruiting tool -- CNBC
Clinton accuses Trump of helping Islamic State recruit -- Reuters
Clinton slams Trump's 'demagogic' rhetoric on terror -- CNN
Hillary Clinton urges Americans to "choose resolve, not fear" after attacks -- CBS
Clinton warns against getting 'distracted' by Trump's terror talk -- Politico
The Donald Trump Campaign's Response
Trump says ‘profiling’ might be needed to fight terrorism -- Washington Post
Donald Trump Repeats Calls for Police Profiling Following NYC Area Explosions -- ABC news
Trump calls for confronting 'cancer from within' amid terror attacks -- FOX News
Donald Trump: ‘We’re going to have to be very tough’ -- Washington Times
Donald Trump doesn't see much downside in defaulting to an assumption of terrorism -- Washington Post
Donald Trump On New York Bombing: ‘I Called It Before The News’ -- Huffington Post
Trump reacts to bombings: 'This is only going to get worse' -- CNN