From The Hill
Donald Trump on Friday attacked Democrats for leveling accusations of racism against him, calling such claims the “oldest play in the Democratic playbook.”
Speaking at a rally in Miami, Fla., Trump said that Democrats use the word “racist” to describe their opponents when backed into a corner.
“When they’re in trouble they always pull out the racist word,” he said. “And they are in very big trouble, I have to tell you.”
“It’s the oldest play in the Democratic playbook,” Trump added. “And Americans have had enough of it. We get it. We get it.”
The remarks came hours after Trump said for the first time that President Obama was born in the U.S., walking away from a conspiracy theory that he had peddled for years and that many see as a racist attempt to delegitimize the first black president.
Trump, who has proposed banning Muslims from entering the country, also criticized the Democratic Party for attacking him and his followers as Islamophobic.
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