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Inslee denounces Trump ahead of rallies in Washington

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined U.S. Rep. Adam Smith and Seattle community leaders to denounce the rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump as dangerous for women and minorities. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined U.S. Rep. Adam Smith and Seattle community leaders to denounce the rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump as dangerous for women and minorities.
SEATTLE -

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined U.S. Rep. Adam Smith and Seattle community leaders to denounce the rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump as dangerous for women and minorities.
    
At a news conference in Seattle on Friday, a day before Trump is set to campaign in Washington, the Democrat Inslee said Trump does not share the values of Washington state, such as "compassion, empathy, inclusion and diversity." Inslee said Trump's visit to Washington prompted him to speak out against the businessman. The event was held at El Centro De La Raza, a community center in the city's Beacon Hill neighborhood that also advocates for Latinos and social justice.
    
Trump has two rallies planned in the state on Saturday. His first stop is in Spokane at 12 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. event in Lynden, Whatcom County, just miles from the Canadian border.

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