"If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks," Trump said to a jeering crowd. "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is. I don’t know."
— Zack Beauchamp (@zackbeauchamp) August 9, 2016
The Second Amendment protects the right of US citizens to "keep and bear arms."
A statement from the Trump campaign claims that the comments were actually about "great political power" of Second Amendment supporters.
— Nick Riccardi (@NickRiccardi) August 9, 2016
In response, the Clinton campaign released a statement calling Trump's comments "dangerous."
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 9, 2016
The comment is the latest escalation of the candidate’s provocative rhetoric. Trump came under fire last week for a number of controversial statements, including repeated attacks on the family of a deceased US soldier.
A number of high-profile Republicans have begun to retract their endorsements of the presidential hopeful.