Senator sanders replied after moderators at a Democratic debate asked if Clinton is owed an apology for the incident. “This is not the type of campaign that we run”.
Berman played the clip of Clinton on Inside Politics, and then said, “The fact-checkers, by the way, say at this point there’s no proof ISIS is showing people those videos, but we will leave that aside”.
The ABC News debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, was the Democrats’ first since the deadly December 2 attack by a couple in San Bernardino, California, which along with the November attacks in Paris elevated national security to the top of the campaign agenda.
“Arming more people is not the appropriate response to terrorism”, she said.
“I am not convinced that information from our campaign may not have ended up in her campaign”. As member of the House, Sanders voted against it, saying that he was anxious about the “problems of so-called unintended consequences”. “We now have that”, she said.
Sanders said he had lost an election in Vermont for a gun-control stance and Clinton said she had backed gun-control measures.
O’Malley, meanwhile, painted himself as the toughest candidate on so-called gun control and blasted his opponents’ records on the issue. “So I think it’s a strength for us not a weakness”. “May I offer a different generation’s perspective on this?”
“With respect to my own husband, I am probably still going to pick the flowers and the china for state dinners and stuff like that”, said Ms Clinton, the frontrunner for her party’s nomination. “We need more principle”.
O’Malley said the economy won’t be fixed “by either trying to replace American capitalism with socialism, nor will we fix it by Wall Street-directed croney capitalism…”
Still, Trump’s comments make it harder for the United States to build good will among Muslim populations and make him complicit in Islamic State mobilization efforts, said Democratic strategist Bud Jackson. O’Malley, who tried and tried to interject, joined Sanders saying ISIS and not toppling Assad should be USA priority.
“Yeah, regime change is easy, getting rid of dictators is easy, but you have to think about what happens the day after”, he said.
All three candidates stressed working more closely with Muslim-American communities to tackle radicalism at home – a sharp difference from the rhetoric of some Republican candidates.
Sanders sought to stand out on foreign policy by noting his anti-Iraq war stance in 2003.
She pointedly took on Sanders’ campaign manager. Obama says enforcing a no-fly zone would require aircraft and other assets that could be better deployed directly against Islamic State.
She pledged that as president, she wouldn’t raise taxes on families making $250,000 or less per year. “I mean, she made it up”.
“I would be surprised if they had and we didn’t hear about it in a big way”, Berger tweeted.
Data and IT are uncomfortable topics for Clinton, who was the centre of an uproar after it was revealed she used a personal e-mail account and server while secretary of state.
“He is becoming ISIS’ best recruiter“, she charged.
“We also need to make sure that the really discriminatory messages that Trump is sending around the world don’t fall on receptive ears”, Clinton said during the debate. Mr Sanders accused Mr Trump of race-baiting Republican voters to distract them from their economic woes.
In Clinton’s case, campaign manager Robby Mook said that information included “fundamental parts of our strategy”.
Sanders, who is more comfortable talking about economic inequality and financial abuse, topics that are the cornerstones of his campaign, was deeply sceptical.
The DNC initially barred Sanders from accessing the party’s database, but later rescinded that ban. “The Washington Post, Fox News went out in great detail and looked for it, and there’s no such video”, he responded.