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Hillary Clinton: Too many African American men jailed

Hillary Clinton has said "it's just a fact" that African American men are more likely to be charged with a criminal offence.

"Too many young African American and Latino men ended up in jail for non-violent offences.

"It's just a fact that if you're a young African American man, and you do the same thing as a young white man, you are more likely to be arrested, charged, convicted and incarcerated.

"We've got to address the systemic racism in our criminal justice system. We cannot just say law and order.

In reply, Donald Trump said the community has been let down by politicians.

He said: "The African American community has been let down by our politicians. They talk good around election time like right now and after the election they said 'see you later, I'll see you in four years'.

"The community within the inner cities has been badly treated. They've been abused and used in order to get votes by Democrat politicians."

'Race determines too much in America'

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Hillary Clinton has said race determines too much in America.

She said: "Race remains a significant challenge in our country. Unfortunately race still determines too much - where you live, what education you can get, and yes, how you get treated in the criminal justice system.

"We have to bring communities together as a mutual goal. We have to have to tackle the plague of gun violence.

Donald Trump said many of those involved in gun violence were "illegal immigrants".

He added: "We need law and order. When I look at what's going on... in various parts of our country. We need law and order.

African Americans and Hispanics are living in hell. In Chicago they've had thousands of shootings. Is this a war-torn country? You walk down the street you get shot.

"We have to bring back law and order. We have gangs - illegal immigrants - who are roaming the streets."


Trump 'will release tax returns if Clinton releases emails'

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Donald Trump has said he will release his tax returns if Hillary Clinton discloses her "33,000 emails". He said: "In a way I should be complaining. I don't mind it. It's almost become a way of life.

"I will release my tax returns against my lawyer's wishes. When she releases 33,000 emails that have been deleted."

In reply, Mrs Clinton said: "I made a mistake releasing private emails. It was a mistake and I take responsibility for that.

"I don't think Trump will ever release his tax returns. He must be hiding something".

Donald Trump: 'I will bring back jobs. You can't bring back jobs'

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Donald Trump has said America must do a "better job" at helping companies expand.

"We have to do a much better job at keeping our jobs. We have to do a much better job at giving companies incentives to build new companies expand.

"Hillary I'll ask you this - you've been doing this for 30 years, why are you just starting to think of solutions now?

"I will bring back jobs. You can't bring back jobs", he said.

In reply, Mrs Clinton said: "I have thought about this. When I was in the Senate, I had a number of trade deals come before me and I gave them the same test. New jobs with rising incomes."


Hillary Clinton demands equal pay for women

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Hillary Clinton has said she wants to make the US stronger by making the economy stronger.

She said: "We have to make the economy stronger. That starts with raising the national minimum wage and also guarantee - finally - equal pay for woman's work."

"The more we can do for the middle class, the more we can do for you. Trump stands for 'Trumped up' trickle-down economics", she added.

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