Twice-failed presidential nominee Hillary Clinton brought her trademark “coughing fit” back to her stump speech Wednesday night; struggling to make her way through a live address as she attempted to fight back her iconic ‘hack.’
The former Secretary of State was addressing ‘The Makers’ Conference when the incident occurred; ironically urging young women to “raise your voice” when she suddenly choked up during the middle of the streamed speech.
“We have to be brave enough to engage with people who disagree with us. Brave enough to question and examine our own beliefs,” said Clinton.
“I pledge to continue to speak out, I pledge to never give up. I will do everything I can… to keep my voice,” added Hillary as she grasped for a nearby glass of water.
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Hillary’s prolonged coughing fits became the focus of media scrutiny during the 2016 election, with many questioning the Democratic candidate’s health after she apparently fainted during a September 11th, 2001 memorial event in New York City.
ANOTHER EXCUSE: Hillary Posts LATE NIGHT ‘APOLOGY’ for 2008 Sex Scandal
Hillary Clinton’s non-stop excuses tour continued this week, with the twice-failed presidential nominee posting a half-apology for her role in a 2008 sexual harassment scandal just as President Trump arrived at the Capitol to deliver his State of the Union address.
The former Secretary of State issued her tepid response at 8:45pm Tuesday night, blasting a recent New York Times report that claims Clinton kept a male advisor on staff for months after he sexually harassed a female subordinate during her 2008 run for the White House; defying the advice from her campaign manager and others.
“I very much understand the question I’m being asked as to why I let an employee on my 2008 campaign keep his job despite his inappropriate workplace behavior,” Clinton posted. “The short answer is this: If I had it to do again, I wouldn’t.”
Clinton then defended her decision, saying she has “always taken firing very seriously.”
“Through it all, I’ve always taken firing very seriously […] Taking away someone’s livelihood is perhaps the most serious thing an employer can do.”
“When faced with a situation like this, if I think it’s possible to avoid termination while still doing right by everyone involved, I am inclined in that direction,” she added. “I do not put this forward as a virtue or a vice – just as a fact about how I view these matters.”
Read Clinton’s half-apology here.
BIAS ALERT: FBI Agents ‘PRESSURED’ to END Hillary Probe After Trump Nomination
Officials at the Department of Justice forked over hundreds of pages of previously unseen text messages to Congressional investigators over the weekend; revealing new details on how FBI agents were “pressured” to exonerate Hillary Clinton’s private email scandal after Donald Trump secured the GOP nomination in 2016.
New text messages between FBI agent Peter Strzok and bureau lawyer Lisa Page shed new light on the level of anti-Trump bias and corruption throughout the agency in the run-up to the US presidential election; suggesting the bureau was hoping to conclude Clinton’s probe within minutes of Donald Trump’s victory over GOP opponent Senator Ted Cruz.
“Holy s*** Cruz just dropped out of the race. It’s going to be a Clinton Trump race. Unbelievable,” wrote Page in May of 2016.
“I saw Trump won, figured it would be a bit,” responded Strzok. “Now the pressure really starts to finish MYE.”
The reference to “MYE” refers to ‘Mid-Year Exam,’ the FBI code name for the ongoing investigation of Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information and use of a private email server.
According to CBS News, the conversation was included in Sen. Ron Johnson’s scathing letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, where the Homeland Security Chairman demanded answers over anti-Trump bias at the agency ahead of the 2016 election.