Hillary Clinton just blamed President Trump for her election loss in November, but not just because he’s the guy who won.
Clinton said “it’s pretty hard not to” see that Trump was behind the Russian’s election tampering.
Check it out (per Times Of Israel):
“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.
Asked by a moderator who those individuals might be, Clinton said: “We’re getting more information about all of the contacts between Trump campaign officials and Trump associates with Russians before, during and after the election. So I hope that we’ll get enough information to be able to answer that question.”
“I’m leaning Trump,” she said of the connections. “I think it’s pretty hard not to.”
Clinton went on to say Russians must have received strategic guidance as to the timing of the Wikileaks dump:
“They had to be ready for that, and they had to have a plan for that and they had to be given the go-ahead; ‘OK, this could be the end of the Trump campaign. Dump it now,’” she said.
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Clinton also blamed FBI Director James Comey in the interview, as she has many times before.
While she said she takes “responsibility” for her loss, Clinton still appeared reluctant to embark on serious and public self-criticism of her campaign loss.
Despite losing the indirect but all-important state-by-state electoral count, “I won three million more votes than the other guy,” she said.