Clinton: I Was 'Dumbfounded' By Comey's Intervention

Elias Hubbard
September 14, 2017

Clinton also said she could not say for sure that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation on the election.

Clinton, however, said that if she had been elected, she would have "stopped at nothing to make sure this never happened again to anybody". She blames herself for the loss, but singles out other factors as well. Since the paper endorsed her while covering the email scandal in a way that she deemed unsatisfactory, Clinton said that "To me, the paper's approach felt schizophrenic".

"Many women, and let's talk about white women since that's the group I lost, are really quite politically dependent on their view of their own security and own position in society and what works for them", she said. I thought, 'What is he doing?' The investigation was closed.

Clinton is supporting her book with a 15-stop tour, including an appearance November 28 at the Boston Opera House, with VIP tickets reportedly surpassing $2,000. Never mind the fact that Hillary had been hiding the e-mail system itself for six years until the Benghazi select committee discovered it, or that her attorneys deleted more than half of the e-mails from the records before turning the data files over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation - or that it took months and a subpoena before they got access to the systems themselves.

"I was stunned, to be honest", she added.

"'Absolutely, have at it, '" Clinton says she would have replied.

Trump later fired Comey.

"What really was shocking to me is that when it finally became clear that there was an ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign and associates for potential connections with Russia", Clinton said.

"I was angry and frustrated that Comey had used his public position to criticize me, my staff and the State Department, with no opportunity for us to counter or disprove the charge", she wrote.

Host Matt Lauer asked Clinton what her immediate reaction was when President Donald Trump fired Comey in May.

Clinton also noted that the more a woman is in service for someone else, the higher her ratings. This is the one real factor Clinton cited that makes sense, because if people of such states were not required to provide identification, she probably would have won. Sexism moved out in the open during the 2016 election and, based on Clinton's latest comments, remains part of the candidate's explanation for her loss. "What is important is the fact that the Russians are still going at us. I'd certainly given anything of any relevance to them".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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