Hillary claimed in the recent NPR interview that she was “most concerned” about “defending our democracy.”
But, she won’t accept the results of our election?
Hillary Clinton on Monday would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election, saying it’s clear the Russians influenced the outcome and that the legitimacy of President Trump’s victory could be called into question as congressional and independent probes into Russian involvement move forward.
In an interview with NPR, the former secretary of state — who will speak in Washington on Monday evening as part of her nationwide book tour — would not rule out formally contesting the results of the election.
“I wouldn’t rule it out,” she said, though she quickly admitted there’s virtually no legal path forward, and that challenging election results at this point would be unprecedented….
She told NPR that, in addition to other factors that contributed to her loss, she believes Russian interference played a role. She charged that Mr. Trump knew the Russians were trying to sabotage her campaign, but that it’s unclear if he can be held accountable at this point….
The full NPR interview with Terry Gross, if you are so inclined, here.