Clinton criticizes Trump for comments on security briefing, Putin

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a news conference on the airport tarmac in front of her campaign plane in White PlainsBy Jeff Mason WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed Republican rival Donald Trump on Thursday for talking about things he learned in classified intelligence briefings and praising Russia’s Vladimir Putin as a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama. Speaking to reporters after a New York security forum featuring separate appearances by the two candidates, Clinton also criticized the businessman for saying U.S. generals had been “reduced to rubble” by the policies of U.S. President Barack Obama. At the televised forum on Wednesday night, Trump said he was “shocked” by information he got during the briefing.

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