Hillary Clinton blames herself for election loss, and also misogyny, FBI, Russia

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“If the election were on Oct. 27, I would be your president,” Clinton said.


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She reminded the enthusiastic audience packed with women that she ultimately earned 3 million more votes than President Donald Trump.
Amanpour also asked Clinton whether she was a victim of misogyny.

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She also highlighted Russia’s role in hacking into her campaign’s internal emails and subsequently co-ordinating their release on WikiLeaks. intelligence agencies are investigating whether Russia co-ordinated with Trump associates to influence the election. U.S.

“Yes, I do think it played a role,” she said, adding that misogyny is “very much a part of the landscape politically, socially and economically.”

“And it’s clear he interfered to hurt me and help his opponent.” “He (Russian President Vladimir Putin) certainly interfered in our election,” Clinton said.

Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she’s taking responsibility for her 2016 election loss but believes misogyny, Russian interference and questionable decisions by the FBI also influenced the outcome.

28 and Russian WikiLeaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me but got scared off.” “But I was on the way to winning until a combination of (FBI Director) Jim Comey’s letter on Oct. There is no such thing,” Clinton said in a question-and-answer-session with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “It wasn’t a perfect campaign.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center in New York on April 6, 2017.

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The former Democratic presidential nominee offered extensive comments about the election during the Women for Women International’s annual luncheon in New York. Clinton said she’s been going through the “painful” process of reliving the 2016 contest while writing a book.

“I’m now back to being an active citizen,” she said.