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Politics Clinton: I beat Sanders in a ‘landslide’

16:49  12 september  2017
16:49  12 september  2017 Source:   thehill.com

Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

  Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened, looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because she and Sanders agreed on most policy issues, the Vermont senator resorted to "innuendo and impugning my character." "His attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' campaign," wrote Clinton.

That's a landslide . I won, really, by March and April." In the 2016 Democratic primaries, Clinton received nearly 17 million votes, beating Sanders , who had 13.2 million.

Bernie Sanders ( I -Vt.) by noting that she beat Sanders in the Democratic primary in a “ landslide .” During an interview with NPR on Tuesday, Clinton was asked about her response to those who say she ran in 2016 as a candidate who believed it was her turn to be president.

Clinton: I beat Sanders in a ‘landslide’© Provided by The Hill Clinton: I beat Sanders in a ‘landslide’

Hillary Clinton is responding to criticism of her presidential campaign by supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by noting that she beat Sanders in the Democratic primary in a "landslide."

During an interview with NPR on Tuesday, Clinton was asked about her response to those who say she ran in 2016 as a candidate who believed it was her turn to be president.

"Well, I just totally reject that. As you probably would have expected me to say," Clinton said.

"I find this criticism from Sanders supporters to be so off base. He's not even a Democrat."

Clinton clarified her comments were not meant to be a "slam" on Sanders.

Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

  Hillary: Bernie's attacks 'paved the way' for Trump Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book What Happened, looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because she and Sanders agreed on most policy issues, the Vermont senator resorted to "innuendo and impugning my character." "His attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's 'Crooked Hillary' campaign," wrote Clinton.

It doesn't matter how you get there, as long as you get there. Bernie got the shaft .from Hillary and DWShultz. Would I expect any different from Hillary? Not in a New York minute. She will lie, cheat, and steal any chance she gets. And not necessarily in that order.

Clinton clarified her comments were not meant to be a “slam” on Sanders . “ I ’ve been working on behalf of Democrats, to be elected, to be re-elected, for decades. thehill.com/homenews/campaign/350194- clinton - i - beat - sanders - in - a - landslide .

"I've been working on behalf of Democrats, to be elected, to be re-elected, for decades. And so yes, I was familiar to broad parts of the electorate, and I'm proud of that," she said during the interview.

"And I did well across the country. I won by four million votes. That's a landslide. I won, really, by March and April."

But even after that point, Clinton said, Sanders kept going and launching attacks against her.

"He and his followers' attacks on me kept getting more and more personal, despite him asking me not to attack him personally," she said.

"And, you know, I really regret that. But now he's got a chance to prove that he's something other than a spoiler. And that is to help other Democrats. And I don't know if he will or not, but I'm hoping he will."

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Hillary Clinton is now expected to be the Democratic Presidential nominee after beating Bernie Sanders in a landslide victory in South Carolina primaries. Via: HuffingtonPost. Sen.

In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York.© AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York.

In the 2016 Democratic primaries, Clinton received nearly 17 million votes, beating Sanders, who had 13.2 million.

In her new book, "What Happened," Clinton put blame on Sanders for doing "lasting damage" to her campaign and "paving the way" for President Trump's attacks against her as "Crooked Hillary."

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