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Clinton invokes father’s memory to hit Trump on business

Author: Catherine Lucey - August 28, 2016 - Updated: August 28, 2016

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Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee works to undercut Trump's economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memories of her late father's Chicago drapery business. Recalling Hugh Rodham hard at work making and printing curtains for hotels and office buildings, Clinton argues that he would have been "stiffed" in a deal with the celebrity businessman.

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Catherine Lucey

Catherine Lucey

Catherine Lucey is a national politics reporter for the Associated Press.