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Trump Camp Turns Bill Clinton's 'Crazy System' Obamacare Remark Into Ad

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By    |   Thursday, 06 Oct 2016 10:21 AM

Republican candidate Donald Trump is taking advantage of former President Bill Clinton's harsh criticism of the Affordable Care Act by crafting a campaign ad around it.

The video begins with white text on a black background that reads: "Finally. A leading Democrat speaks the truth on Obamacare," before cutting to footage of Clinton.

"So you've got this crazy system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have health care and then the people who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half. It's the craziest thing in the world," Clinton said at a rally in Flint, Michigan on Tuesday.

The video then returns to text, saying "Hillary Clinton will will [sic] keep and expand Obamacare" and "change for the worse."

"I want to defend the Affordable Care Act," the former secretary of state says in a clip. "It is one of the great accomplishments, not only of this president, but of the Democratic Party going back to Harry Truman."

Trump speculated on Tuesday that the former president was "not a very good surrogate."

"I bet he went through hell last night," Trump said, according to NBC News. "Can you imagine what he went through after making that statement? He went through hell, but you know, honestly, there have been many nights where he's gone through hell with Hillary in all fairness."

Clinton walked back his comments during an appearance in Youngstown, Ohio on Wednesday, specifying that although Obamacare has problems, they should be fixed without repealing the law.

"There are problems with [Obamacare]," he said, reports The Huffington Post. "Republicans want to repeal the law, their idea of solving the problem is to take 20 million who got insurance and take it away from them . . . Hillary's idea is recognize what the problem is."

"Donald Trump will fix healthcare," the video ends showing. "Change for the better."

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