Unable to stand in front of executive donors and tell the truth, Hillary Clinton told those who invested over a billion dollars in her campaign it was Vladimir Putin’s fault she didn’t campaign in August and never campaigned at all in Wisconsin…
New York – Speaking to a group of donors in Manhattan, Mrs. Clinton said that Mr. Putin, the Russian president, had never forgiven her for the accusation she made in 2011, when she was secretary of state, that parliamentary elections his country held that year were rigged.
‘He has a personal beef against me’ — Clinton blasts Putin and says he’s a reason she lost the election pic.twitter.com/1Xh1Obr5IY
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) December 16, 2016
“Putin publicly blamed me for the outpouring of outrage by his own people, and that is the direct line between what he said back then and what he did in this election,” Mrs. Clinton said.
[…] Mrs. Clinton said the hacking was one of two “unprecedented” events that led to her defeat. The other was the release of a letter by James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, shortly before the election disclosing new questions about emails handled by her private server. The letter, she said, cost her close races in several battleground states. (read more)