Hillary Clinton, in TV Interview, Says Election Loss Still 'Very Painful'

Emilio Banks
September 11, 2017

Clinton said her loss to Donald Trump last November, which has profoundly shifted the course of the United States in a awful direction, is still "very painful".

But Clinton didn't stop at excoriating her rivals - even former Vice President Joe Biden, a Clinton campaign surrogate, wasn't safe from criticism.

PAULEY: What you're saying is millions of white people.

"Millions of white people", Clinton confirmed. Millions of white people.

Hillary Clinton opened up about her failed presidential campaign, how she handled losing to a reality TV star, and what that night was really like when she went in expecting to be the first female American president.

"I should have done a better job of demonstrating 'I get it, ' " she said, noting that "maybe I missed a few chances". "Like, you know, 'We really don't want a woman commander-in-chief'". Clinton added that the Trump supporters were already energized. In a feisty, relaxed pre -recorded interview with Jane Pauley this morning, she also promised that she won't run for office again, but that she would remain "in politics".

"I just felt this enormous letdown, just kind of loss of feeling and direction and sadness", Clinton said.

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Donald Trump will never be taken seriously as a president.

After Ms Clinton lost, many were furious with her for what they deemed basic mistakes - her failure to visit the state of Wisconsin, for instance - and her failure to connect with younger voters. I am done with being a candidate", Clinton told anchor Jane Pauley, who had dramatically asked, "Is your Political. And - you know, my share of Chardonnay, ' Clinton admitted.

"There were a large number of people who didn't care", Clinton said.

'I was godsmacked, wiped out, ' she said. She will appear on ABC's The View this Wednesday, and CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on September 19, followed by an interview with Trevor Noah on The Daily Show November 1.

"Oh, I think the most important of the mistakes I made was using personal email", she told CBS.

Clinton writes that Sanders' rhetoric about her during the primaries created "lasting damage", adding that Sanders "had to resort to innuendo and impugning my character" because the two candidates "agreed on so much".

Other reports by TheSundaySentinel

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