- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - Arkansas’ governor and attorney general have delivered separate speeches to delegates at the Republican National Convention during which they criticized presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton more than they praised the GOP candidate, Donald Trump.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson told delegates Tuesday night that electing Clinton after President Barack Obama’s eight years in office would “double . your trouble.” Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Clinton and former President Bill Clinton started “careers of corruption” in Arkansas.

Bill Clinton was Arkansas governor for 12 years before being elected to the White House in 1992.

Hutchinson mentioned Hillary Clinton by name nine times before using Trump’s name. During the brief speech, he mentioned Clinton 10 times and Trump three times. Rutledge mentioned Bill or Hillary Clinton nine times before closing with four references to Trump.

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