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‘I would be your president’: Clinton blames Russia, FBI chief for 2016 election loss

‘I would be your president’: Clinton blames Russia, FBI chief for 2016 election loss

The former Democratic nominee said she is now ‘part of the resistance’ to President Trump.

Clinton stated broadly that she takes “absolute personal responsibility” for her failure to win the White House. Yet the Democratic nominee declined to fault her strategy or message, nor did she acknowledge her own weak­nesses as a campaigner or the struggles by her and her advisers to at first comprehend and then respond to the angry mood of broad swaths of the electorate.

Instead, Clinton attributed her defeat to a range of external ­forces, including saying she was a victim of misogyny and of “false equivalency” in the news media.

Read more at The Washington Post: ‘I would be your president’: Clinton blames Russia, FBI chief for 2016 election loss

Clinton: ‘I was on the way to winning’ until Comey, Russia intervened

Clinton: ‘I was on the way to winning’ until Comey, Russia intervened

‘I take absolute personal responsibility,’ Clinton said, though she made no mention of any specific flaws in her campaign.

“If he wants to tweet about me, I’m happy to be the, you know, the diversion, because we’ve got lots of other things to worry about,” Clinton said. “And he should worry less about the election and my winning the popular vote than doing some other things that would be important to the country.”

And, she said, she’s not going away: “I’m now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance.”

Read more at Politico: Clinton: ‘I was on the way to winning’ until Comey, Russia intervened