More quotes and story at http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2 ... dling.htmlHillary Clinton Denounces Trump ‘Hurting So Many People,’ and Putin For Election Meddling
In her first major interview since the election, Hillary Clinton said she wanted an independent investigation into Russian hacking, and admitted it was “gratifying” to see TrumpCare fail.
Tim Teeman 04.07.17 12:45 AM ET
“As a person, I’m OK. As an American, I’m pretty worried,” Hillary Clinton said on Thursday in regards to the nascent Trump presidency. At the Women in the World conference in New York City, Clinton said she did not understand Trump pursuing an apparent “commitment to hurt so many people.”
Blaming Russian president Vladimir Putin directly for meddling in the presidential election, Clinton said she favored “an independent, non-partisan investigation” into what had occurred. “If we don’t take action together to hold whoever it was accountable, they will be back again.”
Asked about the 53 per cent of white women who had voted for Donald Trump, Clinton revealed she was writing a book “where I spend a lot of time wrestling with this. As you might guess, I have thought about it more than once. It is fair to say misogyny played a role. Why and what the underlining reasons were, I am trying to parse out for myself.
“There is a constant struggle—not just with women; women and men—in times of rapid change like the one we are living through between something that is different, and may hold out possible, positive consequences and something that is familiar, and the security of what we have right now.”
The election was “a very real struggle between what is viewed as change that is welcomed and exciting to so many Americans and change that is worrisome and threatening to so many others. You lay the first woman president over that and some people, women included, had real problems.”