White House Press Secretary Calls Hillary Clinton Book Tour ‘Sad’

Sarah Huckabee Sanders
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Hillary Clinton’s book tour was “sad,” after President Donald Trump’s rival said she was convinced that his campaign associates helped Russia meddle in some way with the 2016 election.

“Whether or not he is going to read Hillary Clinton’s book, I am not sure, but I would think that he is pretty well versed on what happened,” Sanders told reporters on Tuesday. “And I think it is pretty clear to all of America. I think it is sad that after Hillary Clinton ran one of the most negative campaigns in history, and lost, and the last chapter of her public life is now going to be defined by propping up book sales with reckless and false attacks. And I think that’s a sad way for her to continue.”

Clinton’s book “What Happened” was published on Tuesday, and in an interview she gave to USA Today, she said, “There certainly was communication and there certainly was an understanding of some sort” between associates of Trump and Russians.

In the book, Clinton runs through mistakes she made, but also pins blame on her surprise loss to the media’s fixation with her email server, James Comey’s late-October decision to reopen his investigation, and Russian meddling in the campaign.

At the press conference, Sanders also said Trump was “100% right in firing James Comey.” Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, told Charlie Rose on “60 Minutes” that Trump’s decision to fire Comey was the “worst mistake in modern political history.”

Sanders, however, said Trump “knew at the time that it could be bad for him politically, but he also knew and felt he had an obligation to do what was right.”

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  1. Who does her makeup….blend blend blend…she looks like a clown

  2. Zachary says:

    Once again, stupid and full of lies! Seriously Ms. Sanders…try to keep both eyes focused on the truth.
    Your boss and our so called, ” public servant “,ran an extremely negative campaign. Attacked every single American in addition to our allies. Every word out of that Orange Orangutan s mouth is a blatant outright lie. You can sell that bullshit to your constituents, but let’s face it. The Orange One in Chief is just pissed off he got his ass handed to him by an intelligent, established, educated woman.
    It is kind of hard to fight a whole other country (Russia) which come on.. you know it’s true. The only eyes Mr. Trump is pulling the wool over is stupid dumbass people that voted for that orange prick. But don’t worry dear. When he’s do e with you. You’re going under the bus, just like the rest of them. Hugs and Kisses.

  3. The Truth says:

    Trump “knew and felt he had an obligation to do what was right”? Since when? Trump clearly admitted to Lester Holt that he fired Comey because he was irritated by the investigation into Russian collusion. That’s obstructon of justice, and there’s nothing “right” about it. Perhaps Huckabee Sanders meant that Trump felt an obligation to do what was alt right.

  4. jeet ghosh says:

    Like

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