Perhaps attempting to escape the afterglow of his unusual tweet that included the now famous combination of letters "covfefe", President Trump revived his old favorite moniker for Clinton on Wednesday: "Crooked Hillary".
"It wasn't a flawless campaign - there is no such thing - but I was on the way to winning until the combination of Jim Comey's letter on October 28 and Russian WikiLeaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me but got scared off", Clinton said, drawing a link between anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks and its rumored connection to Russian spies who allegedly meddled in the 2016 election.
"The Russians, in my opinion, and based on the intel and counter-intel people I've talked to, could not have known how best to weaponize that information unless they had been guided", Clinton told the Recode conference, referring to an avalanche of false information, social media bots and hacks of Clinton campaign emails.
In her comments Wednesday, Clinton described the travails she endured as a candidate.
"I'm leaning Trump", she said of the connections". That's what I thought.
Mr Trump was not buying it.
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Jadwat concluded with what amounted to, more or less, the mirror image of the concern Conway expressed about Trump's tweets. On CNN , Gorka said he finds it really disappointing to hear mainstream media "obsess" about Trump's tweets.
He went on to say the "irony of her bashing DNC: *our* models never had [Michigan/Wisconsin/Pennsylvania] looking even close to safe".
President Trump in a Wednesday evening Tweet called on Clinton to take responsibility for her election loss. She then went on to name and analyze a list of people and factors that led to her defeat last November, from ex-FBI Director James Comey to Vladimir Putin. Trump's tweet was either comedic gold or an actual policy statement, but no one could really tell which.
The tweet remained online for some 5½ hours, drawing worldwide ridicule.
This isn't the first time Clinton has brought up the Trump administration and the possible roles that Russian Federation may have played in the 2016 presidential election.
Clinton's rehashing of the 2016 election results and the reasons she lost that were outside her control has become a regular feature of her public appearances and apparently will account for a significant portion of her forthcoming book.
The panel asked Clinton about several judgments she made before and during the election, which could have caused her to lose.
Huckabee said he thinks they're trying to distract Trump and his team from implementing their agenda, but it 's not clear if they're succeeding in doing so. "But let me see what kind of plane she's taking", the aide responded. Here are a few responses to Clinton's allegations.