Clinton, Trump focus on economy in campaign events

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump focusing on the economy. (WLS)

On Wednesday presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump concentrated their campaigning on jobs for Americans.

Clinton toured a millennial-owned company in Des Moines to check out their supply of ironic t-shirts, even getting one made just for her. She used the company as an example of what can be made in America, taking the opportunity to slam Trump in the process.

"He makes all these things and he doesn't make any of them in the US," she said.

Trump was in Virginia meeting with coal industry leaders. But the controversy over the comments he made Tuesday are still bubbling.

"If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks," Trump said. "Although the second amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know."

Comments like that one from Trump have caused many Republicans like Michael Bloomberg, Meg Whitman and members of George W. Bush's cabinet to announce their support for Clinton.

The Clinton campaign launched a formal effort to bring in more Republicans and Independents including a website,

As Trump keeps slamming Clinton on guns, he's getting a huge boost from the National Rifle Association. The guns rights group announced it will spend $3 million to put an ad on television in key states like Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Trump's campaign itself has spent an astonishing $0 on general election TV ads. The Clinton campaign has spent nearly $56 million.

In his campaign event, Trump also accused Clinton of "pay for play" during her tenure as secretary of state. While making that claim, he made reference to former governor Rod Blagojevich.

During Clinton's campaign event an animal rights activist jumped the barrier and nearly got on the stage. She was quickly grabbed by security and escorted out of the rally. The 26-year-old protester is a Chicago native and belongs to a group called Direct Action Everywhere.

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