"Clinton has never said she wants to eliminate the Second Amendment," they report. "Even if she did, neither the president nor the Supreme Court nor lower-level federal judges have the power to do so. There are two ways to alter the Constitution. One requires a two-thirds vote of Congress and then approval by three-fourths of the nation’s state legislatures. The other requires calling a constitutional convention and, again, approval by three-fourths of the states."
Trump said yesterday in Wilmington, North Carolina: “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment. By the way, and if she gets to pick — if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.” Here's a video from the Post:
Trump's critics said he was inciting violence or even the assassination of Clinton, and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman unloaded on him, saying "people on the fringes of society . . . are not cooled by unfinished sentences." MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, a former Florida congressman, said the party should replace Trump as its nominee. Trump's spokesman said he was only encouraging political action.