WATCH: Mike Pence Blasts Hillary Clinton for Calling Trump Supporters a “Basket of Deplorables”

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Sep 12, 2016   |   11:17AM   |   Washington, DC

Hillary Clinton is coming under heavy criticism for deriding half of Donald Trump supporters as “deplorables,” linking them to supposed racism, sexism, and xenophobia. With Hillay constantly playing the woman’s card and propping up Planned Parenthood, pro-life voters are likely including the “sexist” category she invented.

Clinton on the one hand talks about “Better, Stronger Together,” but then makes a comment trashing the pro-life and conservative voters who support Donald Trump. Now, Mike Pence, the pro-life vice-presidential running mate, has responded.

Pence lambasted Hillary Clinton Saturday at the Values Voter Summit for saying half of Donald Trump’s supporters are in a “basket of deplorables,” saying that someone with such a “low opinion” of the American people ought to be disqualified from serving as president.

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“She referred to those people as ‘irredeemable,’” Pence said in the address. “Well I will tell you right now, I campaign on a regular basis with Donald Trump. I campaign all across this country for Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton’s low opinion of the people who support this campaign should be denounced in the strongest possible terms.”

“The people who support Donald Trump’s campaign are hard-working Americans,” Pence added. “Let me just say from the bottom of my heart: Hillary, they are not a basket of anything, they are Americans and they deserve your respect.”

“No one with a record of failure at home and abroad, no one with her avalanche of dishonesty and corruption, and no one with that low opinion of the American people should ever be elected president of the United States of America,” he said.