Apr 26, 2016 08:52 AM EDT

U.S. Election 2016 News: Hillary Clinton Blasts Donald Trump Over Racist Remarks

Recent U.S. election 2016 news revealed that Hillary Clinton's campaign has blasted Donald Trump over his racist remarks. The real estate mogul mocked an Indian call center worker during a rally this week.

The Wire reported that Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has criticized the Republican frontrunner for disrespecting the Indian American community. Trump made his comments at an election rally in Delaware.

"Donald Trump mocking Indian workers is typical of the disrespect he has shown towards groups across the spectrum," John Podesta, chairman of the Clinton Campaign, said. "He has run a campaign of bigotry and division."

"I think that's quite dangerous for the country when you think about the fact that you need friends, allies. The kind of campaign he is running breeds disrespect across the globe and division and danger here at home."

According to IBT, Podesta spoke to the press at the launch of Indian-Americans for Hillary Clinton (IAHC) on Apr. 24. The campaign chairman vowed that the relationship between India and the U.S. would flourish under Clinton's term once elected.

It was noted that the Republican presidential aspirant used a fake Indian accent to mock a call center representative. Apparently, Donald Trump was making a call to his credit card company to learn whether customer support was based in the U.S. or was outsourced.

An Indian American entrepreneur also criticized Trump for his mockery, describing it as "demeaning." Frank Islam, a top Indian-American bundler in the Clinton campaign who is part of IAHC, shared his thoughts on Trump's remarks.

"When Donald Trump fakes the accent of an Indian at the help desk, it is demeaning and demonising to me personally," Islam said. He also addressed Maine Republican governor Paul LePage's comments that Indian workers are "worst" and "hardest" to understand.

"I do not know where he got that impression," he added. "I consider Indian-Americans to be thoughtful, hardworking and resilient. I do not agree with him."

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