‘We Should Take a Drug Test’ Before Debate, Donald Trump Says


Donald J. Trump, speaking to supporters at a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., on Saturday.

Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Escalating his criticism of Hillary Clinton’s debate performances, Donald J. Trump came to a state battling a drug epidemic and suggested without any evidence Saturday that his opponent had been on drugs during their second debate.

“I think we should take a drug test prior to the debate,” Mr. Trump told a crowd of thousands gathered in the parking lot of a Toyota dealership on a chilly afternoon.

He continued: “We should take a drug test prior, because I don’t know what’s going on with her. But at the beginning of her last…

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