'Hell No' Hillary Clinton Won't Apologize to Trump Over ISIS Recruitment Claims, Spokesman Says
The GOP front-runner has demanded an apology from Hillary Clinton.
— -- "Hell no."
A spokesman for Hillary Clinton said that she won't apologize to Donald Trump for her comments at Saturday night’s debate that he is being used as a recruiting tool for ISIS and is featured in ISIS videos.
“You can be the messenger," Trump told Matt Lauer on the "Today" show. "I will demand an apology from Hillary. She should apologize.”
"She lies about emails," Trump continued. "She lies about Whitewater. She lies about everything. She will be a disaster as president of the United States."
On Monday, Clinton's spokesman, Brian Fallon said "hell no" -- she won't apologize.
"Hillary Clinton will not be apologizing to Donald Trump for correctly pointing out how his hateful rhetoric only helps ISIS recruit more terrorists," he said.
Clinton came under heavy criticism from fact-checkers when she said at Saturday night's debate that ISIS is “showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists.” White House and National Security Council officials told ABC News they are unaware of any examples of ISIS including Trump in the terrorist group's videos.
Jennifer Palmieri, Clinton's communications director, clarified the candidate's remarks yesterday on "This Week With George Stephanopoulos."
"She’s not referring to a specific video, but he is being used in social media by ISIS as propaganda,” Palmieri explained.
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