Hillary Clinton’s strategy to take on Trump

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FILE – In this May 12, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. Donald Trump kept himself planted firmly in the political spotlight this week with one headline-grabbing move after another, launching a social media defense of his treatment of women, listing possible Supreme Court nominees, rapidly declaring an Egyptian […]

(CNN) – Hillary Clinton was all smiles Monday night. Not only because the first Clinton grandson, Aidan, was born this weekend and left the hospital Monday. Her campaign is smiling too, as Donald Trump flounders to find his footing.

Amid growing signs of grief in the Republican Party, Democrats are joining together and defining Trump, one day after another.

Vice president Biden weighed in Monday. “No empty bluster, not a sense of entitlement that fundamentally disrespects our partners, not an attitude, an insecurity of a bully.”

And Clinton is talking more about Trump than herself. Next up in her Trump lecture series, the economy. She’s heading to Ohio on Tuesday to make the case he’s unfit to manage the U.S. economy, like she did on foreign policy earlier this month in San Diego.

Clinton says, “He is not just unprepared – he is temperamentally unfit to hold an office that requires knowledge, stability and immense responsibility.”

Trump is being massively outgunned by Clinton and her allies, who have reserved $117 million in television ads through November.

Team Trump has reserved less than one million dollars from one pro-Trump super-PAC alone.

It’s the GOP’s biggest fear, being overwhelmed by Clinton’s muscular organization.

The Clinton campaign’s director of battleground states, Marlon Marshall, is overseeing a 50-state strategy. “We have staff in every single state. We take Donald Trump very seriously and so the more ways we can reach voters to talk about what Hillary will bring to this country, the better.”

CNN has learned Clinton has instituted a no-gloat policy for her staff on Trump’s troubles. She does not underestimate him, aides say, which is why she and top surrogates are intent on defining him early.

Elizabeth Warren, who is one of a handful of Democrats being considered as a running mate, is leading the charge. “Every day it becomes clearer he will never be President of the United States.”

One Clinton super-PAC, Priorities USA, says it raised more than $12 million last month. It now has $52 million cash on hand.Copyright 2016 CNN

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