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Donald Trump Questions Clinton’s Mental State

Donald Trump stayed largely on message at a campaign event in New Hampshire tonight, giving wary Republicans cause for relief, as he launched into an all-out assault on Hillary Clinton that she is mentally unfit to be president.

"She short circuited, she used the term 'short-circuited.' She took a little short circuit in the brain," Trump said. "And she's got problems, I mean, if we had real people, this would be a real problem for her, but I think that the people of this country don't want somebody that's going to short circuit up here."

Trump's usage of the phrase "short-circuit" was a reference to Clinton's own remarks during a press conference as she tried to explain why she falsely said during an interview that FBI Director James Comey said that her statements about her private servers were "truthful."

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The businessman continued to assert that perhaps his Democratic rival was losing her mind.

"Honestly I don't think she’s all there," he said, adding that she was "totally unhinged," using a word that former Republican rival Jeb Bush once used about him.

WINDHAM, NH– @realDonaldTrump addresses the packed, hot and sweaty gymnasium. pic.twitter.com/mSHPxnqFvR

— Candace Smith (@CandaceSmith_) August 7, 2016

Yesterday, Trump said Clinton was "really pretty close to unhinged."

Today, he says she's "totally unhinged."

— Candace Smith (@CandaceSmith_) August 7, 2016

He delivered his remarks in a sweltering high school gym. One young woman was escorted out, but Trump was undeterred.

"It’s hot in here folks. But that's OK. I consider this like a sweat suit," he said. "Everybody tonight, we’ll lose on average 6.2 pounds, OK? Six– I don’t mind. You know, it's so hot in here, this room was not designed for this many people. It's so hot in here that I consider this to be like a workout, right."


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