Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Hillary: Pelosi Is Right To Be Cautious On Impeachment

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton on Tuesday backed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for her comments saying that impeaching President Trump “isn’t worth it,” saying the California lawmaker was chiefly concerned with “put[ting] some points on the board” due to the “do-nothing” Republican-controlled Senate. “I think Nancy is right to be cautious about making sure whatever is done in this …

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How Pro-Trump Russian Trolls Targeted Bernie Backers

The Washington Post reports: A pair of Clemson University researchers, at the request of The Washington Post, examined English-language tweets identified as coming from Russia, many of which were designed to influence the election. The effort to promote Sanders as a way to influence the U.S. election began shortly after he declared his candidacy in spring 2015, according to Mueller’s …

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Hillary: Assange Must Answer For What He Has Done

Time Magazine reports: Bill and Hillary Clinton on Thursday night were at the first stop in their new speaking tour, and she spoke about Assange. “I think it’s clear from the indictment that it’s not about punishing journalism,” said Clinton. “It’s about assisting the hacking of the military computer to steal information from the United States government.” “I’ll wait and …

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Hillary Clinton Connects MAGA To White Nationalists

Hillary Clinton this morning tweeted a link to a Huffington Post article, noting, “The white nationalists certainly think MAGA is a white nationalist slogan.” From the article: Alexandre Bissonette wore the hat. A Canadian, Bissonette hadn’t voted for Donald Trump. He lived in a French-speaking province, far from the U.S. president’s campaign rallies and “America first” appeals. But some of …

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Hillary On DHS Secretary’s Departure: This Won’t End This Administration’s Cruelty, It’s Their Principal Policy

Bustle reports: The 2016 Democratic nominee for president has some thoughts on the Homeland Security secretary’s departure: that it won’t probably change all that much. Responding to Kirstjen Nielsen’s departure, Hillary Clinton rebuked the Trump administration’s immigration policy, saying the “administration’s dehumanization and cruelty toward migrants” won’t stop with the leadership shake-up. Nielsen was the public face of the Trump …

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Dem Leaders Troubled By Lingering 2016 Primary Anger

The Associated Press reports: Some establishment-aligned Democrats worry the party could lose in 2020 if lingering concerns about the last primary aren’t put to bed. “It has the potential to escalate, and it has the potential to help re-elect Donald Trump,” said Mo Elleithee, a former spokesman for Clinton and the DNC. The acrimony stems from a fiercely fought campaign …

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Hillary And AOC Mock Kushner’s WhatsApp Use

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton mocked those who previously criticized Clinton’s use of a private email server Thursday after it was revealed President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner used a private messaging app for official White House business. The chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Thursday a lawyer for Kushner told …

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Trump Mocks Hillary For Not Running Against Him

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump apparently couldn’t resist getting in a dig at Hillary Clinton after his 2016 opponent said yesterday she won’t be running this time. Clinton said, “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.” The president mockingly responded, “Aw-shucks, does that mean I won’t get to run …

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Hillary: I’m Not Running For Anything Again [VIDEO]

New York City’s News 12 reports: Hillary Clinton ruled out a 2020 presidential run for the first time on camera in an exclusive interview with News 12, pledging instead to take an active role by working with the candidates in the crowded Democratic field. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for …

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Bernie On Taking Advice From Hillary: “I Think Not”

Talking Points Memo reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Friday on “The View” that he will not be asking for campaign advice from former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. When asked whether he would the counsel of Clinton, who in 2016 beat him to the presidential nomination, Sanders said “I think not. Hillary and I have fundamental…differences. Sanders added that regardless …

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Hillary Ridicules Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize Ambitions

“I think he would love to get a Nobel Prize — that was the biggest joke of the week, where he got [Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo] Abe to nominate him for a Nobel Prize — by getting a deal and claiming it. And you know, this is what he used to do in real estate. So many guys who did …

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Hillary Clinton: Just Because I’m Not Running, I’m Not Shutting Up, I’ll Still Keep Speaking Out Against Trump

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton says she “can’t imagine” running for president again but says in a new interview that she’s “going to keep speaking out” about President Trump. “I can’t imagine that, no,” the former secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee said Monday on Tina Brown’s podcast “TBD” when asked whether she could change her mind about …

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Hillary Mocks Trump For Stealing Her Campaign Slogan

The Hill reports: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused the GOP and President Trump of copying her 2016 campaign slogan on Tuesday. Clinton quoted a Monday night post from the GOP’s official Twitter account that featured the words “we’re only getting stronger together” with Trump superimposed on the image. Trump said the line during his rally Monday night in …

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Podesta: Hillary Won’t Run For President Again [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said Tuesday that he takes the former secretary of state at her word that she does not intend to run for president in 2020. “I take her at her word,” Podesta told CNN’s Erin Burnett on “Erin Burnett OutFront.” “She’s not running for president — we’ve got a lot of great …

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Hillary Clinton: 2018 Was A “Dark Time” For America

The Independent reports: Hillary Clinton has branded 2018 a “dark time” for America in a New Year’s Instagram post. The Democrat former presidential candidate said she was “grateful to everyone who brought light into it” – including activists, journalists, election organisers, candidates and protesters. The former secretary of state called for more light in the coming year and a shared …

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House Republicans Quietly End Probe Into FBI “Bias”

The New York Daily News reports: House Republicans say more investigation is needed into decisions made by the FBI and the Justice Department in 2016 as they brought an unceremonious end to their yearlong look at the department’s handling of probes into Democrat Hillary Clinton’s emails and Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. The wrapping up of the congressional investigation, done …

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Michelle O. Ends Hillary’s 17-Year “Most Admired” Run

Gallup reports: For the first time in 17 years, a woman other than Hillary Clinton has been named by Americans as the woman they admire most. Former first lady Michelle Obama, who finished second to Clinton three times and is currently touring to promote her recently released autobiography, won by a significant margin this year. Oprah Winfrey was second, with …

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Bernie Backers Battle DNC In Federal Appeals Court

Courthouse News reports: A group of Bernie Sanders supporters faced off against the Democratic National Committee before an 11th Circuit panel Tuesday, fighting to resurrect their claims that the committee shafted them by favoring Hillary Clinton over Sanders in the 2016 presidential primary. The Sanders supporters urged the Atlanta-based federal appeals court, which held hearings in Miami on Tuesday, to …

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Comey Reveals Testimony Deal With House Republicans

Axios reports: Former FBI Director James Comey tweeted Sunday that he had reached a deal to take part in a hearing with House Republicans behind closed doors but with the ability to release a transcript the next day, stating the deal was ” the closest I can get to public testimony.” Comey had been subpoenaed by House Republicans to discuss …

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Hillary Clinton Urges Europe To Curb Immigration As Far-Right Populists Are Using The Issue To Seize Power

The Guardian reports: Europe must get a handle on immigration to combat a growing threat from right wing populists, Hillary Clinton has said, calling on the continent’s leaders to send out a stronger signal showing they are “not going to be able to continue to provide refuge and support”. In an interview with the Guardian, the former Democratic presidential candidate …

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