10 August 2016 at 0:54 GMT
Donald Trump’s choice of words as he rallied Second Amendment advocates has roiled the presidential race at a time when the Republican has sought to reassure voters skeptical of his temperament. Trump suggested on Tuesday that "the Second Amendment people" could stop Hillary Clinton from enacting liberal policies that would be upheld by the Supreme Court justices she would nominate if elected president. The comment came during a rally in North Carolina as Trump reiterated his claim that Clinton sought to abolish the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, which protects the right to bear arms. Trump's phrasing drew a swift condemnation from the Clinton campaign. "This is simple — what Trump is saying is dangerous. A person seeking to be the President of the United States should not suggest violence in any way," Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said.
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