Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump over Trump University, calls him a 'fraud'

Clinton Lashes out at Trump
Clinton Lashes out at Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fired several shots at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon, labeling the businessman a "fraud" and likening his presidential campaign to his now defunct Trump University.

The Democratic front-runner told the large crowd in Newark, New Jersey that even some of his former Trump U. employees have spoken out against the GOP hopeful and his embattled educational platform.

"He is trying to scam America the way he scammed all those people at Trump U," the former secretary of state said. "It's important that we recognize what he has done because that's usually a pretty good indicator of what he will do."

"Trump and his employees took advantage of vulnerable Americans encouraging them to max out their credit cards, empty their retirement savings, destroy their financial futures, all while making promises they knew were false from the beginning. This is just more evidence that Donald Trump himself is a fraud. He is trying to scam America the way he scammed all those people at Trump University."

Clinton listed several of Trump's comments from throughout his campaign, including his call to ban Muslims from America.

"This is not just divisive rhetoric, my friends," Clinton charged. "This is dangerous."

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The Democratic front-runner rallied at the Golden Dome Athletic Center at Rutgers University in Newark less than a week before residents will hit the primary voting booths.

Recent polls have Clinton in the lead in the Garden State over her Democratic rival Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. New Jersey has 142 delegates that are up for grabs, and according to a report from FiveThirtyEight, Clinton will achieve the 2,383 delegates she needs to clinch the Democratic nomination with a win in N.J.