Hillary Clinton, Devastated by Loss Will Not Run Again
Hillary Clinton told BBC Radio 4 that she will not be a candidate for president again, but that she will remain involved in politics and continue to speak out against President Donald Trump.
Speaking on the station’s “Woman’s Hour” program in comments broadcast on Tuesday, Clinton said “I think I’m in a position where my voice will actually be magnified, because I am not running and there’s a very good basis, as we watch Trump’s support shrink, that people will say ‘Well, what she said was right and now where do we go from here?'”.
Mrs. Clinton said that in writing and promoting her book, “I’m trying to make the case about what we need to do so that what happened in my election doesn’t happen again. But I will also be raising money and support for candidates and causes I believe in. … And I’ll be supporting the Democratic Party in the elections this year, next year and 2020.”
Her comments come after President Trump Tweeted Monday that he hoped “Crooked” Clinton, would run for President again in Y 2020.
Mrs. Clinton admitted that as Election Day in Y 2016 neared she was so confident of victory that she had not even prepared for the possibility of losing.
“I thought I was going to win, I thought I’d have the awesome responsibility and great honor of being the first woman president,” she said. “I had not worked on a concession speech, I had worked on a speech celebrating a victory.”