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"Basket of Deplorables"
Fundraising Remarks by Hillary Clinton

September 10, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is under fire for part of a statement she made about Donald Trump's supporters during a fundraiser on Friday.

Here is a transcript of the "basket of deplorables" portion of her remarks in New York City:

"You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it. And unfortunately there are people like that. And he has lifted them up.