Presidential debate: 'Nasty women' rise against Trump after Clinton criticism

'Be the nasty woman you'd like to see in the world'

Siobhan Fenton
Social Affairs Correspondent
Thursday 20 October 2016 11:04
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Trump calls Clinton 'such a nasty woman'

During the dramatic live presidential debate in the US presidential election, Donald Trump made one of his most scathing attacks on Hillary Clinton so far. As the Democrat nominee outlined her policy on social security, her rival interrupted to call her a “nasty woman”.

She said: "My Social Security payroll contribution will go up, as will Donald’s, assuming he can’t figure out how to get out of it. But what we want to do is replenish the Social Security Trust Fund-”. At which point Mr Trump interjected: “Such a nasty woman”.

The comment has been much derided online, with female voters taking to social media to claim their pride at being a “nasty woman”.

Nasty Women For Hillary soon became a Facebook page as voters flocked to give their support to the Demcrat candidate and vent their frustration at Trump.

Nasty Women For Hillary soon became a fan page on Facebook as voters flocked to give their support to the Demcrat candidate and vent their frustration at Trump

Finally, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Jill took to the social media site to pledge her and her husband's support:

The third and final presidential debate brought an end to what many have described as the most tense and divisive debates in US election history. There are just over two weeks left before the US heads to the polls to elect the nation’s new president.

Early opinion polls conducted after the debate suggest Ms Clinton was perceived among voters as performing the best.

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