• Clinton regrets calling Trump supporters ‘deplorable’

    Clinton regrets calling Trump supporters ‘deplorable’

    US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she regretted saying “half” of Republican rival Donald Trump’s supporters belonged in a “basket of deplorables”.

    Clinton, however, argued on Saturday that the word “deplorable” was reasonable to describe much of Trump’s campaign. “Last night I was ‘grossly generalistic’, and that’s never a good idea. I regret saying ‘half’ – that was wrong,” Clinton said in a statement, less than 24 hours after she made the comments at a fundraiser in New York.

    But “Trump […]