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Trump marks ‘deplorables’ anniversary with tweet

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President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

On Sunday morning President Donald Trump marked an important anniversary with a tweet.

“Happy Anniversary! #ProudDeplorable” he tweeted at 9:01 a.m. with a video (with accompanying circus-like music) of then-candidate Hillary Clinton speaking in 2016 about Trump supporters where she famously called them the “basket of deplorables.”

She went on to describe them as “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic, you name it.” She was speaking at a fundraising gala in New York City on Sept. 9, 2016 according to Yahoo News .

The video in the Trump tweet goes on to include a clip of Trump speaking at a rally about how he embraces the jab and declares himself and his supporters “proud deplorables.”

Trump has often mentioned his election victory over Clinton while speaking at rallies with supporters.

Frank Carnevale is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Frank at 412-380-8511, [email protected] or via Twitter @frnkstar.

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