Hillary Clinton didn’t maintain again, when she slammed Republican management going together with former President Donald Trump’s election fraud claims on ‘The View.’
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 73, appeared on The View on Monday October 11, and earlier than discussing her new novel State of Terror with co-author Louise Penny, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate additionally weighed in on former President Donald Trump, 75, and his false claims about election fraud. Clinton lambasted Republican leaders for not shutting down Trump’s election lies.
.@HillaryClinton criticizes GOP leaders who she says “have willingly gone alongside as if they’re members of the cult” and “sown a lot doubt” in election integrity.
“We’re nonetheless within the midst of a concerted, well-funded effort to undermine American democracy.” pic.twitter.com/LvP3KqRjxQ
— The View (@TheView) October 11, 2021
Host Sara Haines requested the previous first girl about Trump attempting to stress Justice Division officers to overturn the 2020 election, the place he misplaced to President Joe Biden, and the way it led to the January 6 insurrection. Haines requested Clinton about how accountable Trump was, when she referred to as out management for not shutting down the election fraud lies. “We not solely got here near a full constitutional disaster, and that offers me completely no satisfaction in saying this, as a result of I feel we’re at a really harmful, persevering with excessive stage attack on the legitimacy of our authorities, and the election of our president. Clearly, our former president shouldn’t be solely behind it. He incited it. He inspired it, and he continues to take action, and you’ve got leaders of the Republican occasion who’ve willingly gone alongside, as if they’re members of a cult. Not a political occasion, however a cult. They’re persevering with assaults on the election, and their refusal to say, ‘You recognize what? We’ve counted these votes. It’s over. We’re going to maneuver on,’ has sown a lot doubt,” she stated.
Clinton famous that the challenges to the election fraud claims aren’t over but. “You mix it with the disinformation community referred to as Fb, and also you’ve obtained a unstable combine. We’re nonetheless within the midst of a concerted, well-funded effort to undermine American Democracy,” she stated.
.@HillaryClinton: “If [Trump] desires to be the nominee he would be the nominee.”
“It says volumes in regards to the Republican occasion at present. That somebody who has the file of attacking our personal authorities… is taken into account the chief as a result of they’re all afraid of the mob that he has created.” pic.twitter.com/6uEGgtSmNn
— The View (@TheView) October 11, 2021
Apart from the election fraud claims, Clinton additionally spoke about who might run within the 2024 election as a Republican, explaining that Trump nonetheless has an excessive amount of affect throughout the occasion, after visitor co-host Sherri Shepherd requested about Nikki Haley. “If [Trump] desires to be the nominee, he would be the nominee,” she stated. “I feel that everyone else who’s speaking about [running] or contemplating it understands that. What they’re doing is attempting to placate and play as much as him, as a result of if he decides to not run, they need to be the second or different alternative.”
The previous secretary of state slammed Republican management once more, for his or her assist of Trump, however she additionally defined that his base of supporters performs a key position in why leaders don’t converse out in opposition to him. “I feel it says volumes in regards to the Republican occasion at present that somebody who has the file of attacking our personal authorities, of mendacity to folks in regards to the largest well being disaster that we’ve had in over 100 years, particularly COVID, and the checklist goes on, is taken into account the chief, as a result of they’re all afraid of the mob that he’s created, and that he retains energized. He’s going across the nation and he’s having these rallies,” she stated.
Clinton additionally broke down a number of the causes that individuals would assist Trump, reflecting on historical past. “Demagogues come up sometimes, and so they can rise, after which, they’ll fall, or they’ll have a sustained place of management—and authoritarian management—the place they’re calling the pictures for individuals who both really consider what they’re being informed or who throw their lot in for partisan causes, monetary causes, ideological causes,” she stated.
Throughout her interview, Clinton additionally spoke in regards to the latest Fb whistleblower and the impacts that social networks have on politics, and she or he spoke about Biden’s Construct Again Higher plan and roadblocks Democrats have confronted from Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema in getting the infrastructure invoice handed, earlier than discussing her novel State of Terror on the present. HollywoodLife reached out to Donald Trump’s workplace for remark.