Abraham Lincoln

Clinton calls Trump a 'threat' to democracy

Clinton calls Trump a 'threat' to democracy

With the historical site of Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" speech as a backdrop, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Wednesday criticized Republican rival Donald Trump for divisively exploiting fear in labeling him a "threat" to democracy.

Clinton delivered a largely somber speech on respecting racial and ethnic differences amid escalating gun violence in accusing the GOP candidate of turning the Party of Lincoln into the "Party of Trump."

While she sought to strike a presidential tone, Clinton also did something of a political pivot. The former secretary of state noted her own...