The Clinton Campaign Just Released a Video Mocking Donald Trump’s Response to Brexit

Well played.

Donald Trump speaking at a press conference on the Trump Turnberry golf course.James Gourley/Rex Features via AP

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a short video on Friday afternoon lampooning Donald Trump’s response to Brexit. The presumptive GOP nominee weighed in on the referendum to leave the European Union—a move he has recently championed—during a press conference at his golf course in Scotland, Turnberry. The video intercuts news footage depicting the havoc Brexit unleashed on world financial markets with footage of Trump calmly saying that a weaker pound will benefit his business. “When the pound goes down, more people are going to Turnberry,” Trump said.

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