NEW YORK: Republican front-runner Donald Trump has been attacking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with low blows and attacks bordering on âlibel,â in particular denigrating Mrs Clintonâs aide Huma Abedin and her husband Anthony Weiner.
Speaking to a crowd outside Norwood, Massachusetts, Trump hit Mrs Clinton and lodged multiple attacks on Abedin, saying the aide should not have had access to the kind of information she did while Clinton was secretary of state. He also chastised Weiner, calling him a âpervâ, a newspaper report said.
Most Democrats here believe that Trumpâs attack on Huma Abedin come from his apparent bias against Muslims. âThere is no other reason for him to take on Huma Abedin. She has not done anything to incite his attacksâ.
Ms Abedin started working for Clinton while she was an undergraduate at George Washington University and Clinton was First Lady. She went on to work for Clintonâs Senate office and her 2008 presidential campaign and followed her to this one. Sheâs a constant presence at Clintonâs side; Clinton has likened Abedin to the second daughter she never had.
Published in Dawn, August 30th, 2015
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