Almost exactly five months after Hillary Clinton said she regretted using the term “super predators” to refer to some children from crime-ridden communities, Donald Trump put out an Instagram video attacking her for the remarks.
Trump tweeted an Instagram video with Clinton’s 1996 remarks, in which she said that kids in gangs have “no conscience, no empathy” and that “we have to bring them to heel.”
In another tweet later on, Trump asked if Clinton had apologized for that comment:
How quickly people forget that Crooked Hillary called African-American youth “SUPER PREDATORS” – Has she apologized?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 26, 2016
The attack came a day after Clinton delivered a speech slamming Trump for catering to his white supremacist, anti-immigrant supporters. While campaigning in overwhelmingly white areas this week, Trump has made a bid for black voters, telling them they live in crime-ridden areas and have nothing to lose by voting for him.
The “super-predator” remarks, as well as a 1994 crime bill championed by the Clintons, were resurfaced as the Democratic primary raged on earlier this year. During an April debate in Brooklyn, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) flatly denounced the term as “racist,” saying “everybody knew it was a racist term.”
While she did not formally apologize, Clinton said in February, “I shouldn’t have used those words, and I wouldn’t use them today.”
Watch Trump’s full Instagram video below: