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Hillary Clinton took a swipe at President Trump and his supporters during an interview with the Los Angeles Times, according to Yahoo! News.
“What has been so surprising to me is how he can barely make an effort to rise to the occasion. I truly don’t think he can get out of his own way. Everything always has to be about him,” Ms Clinton said.
She continued to accuse President Trump of attempting to ignore the coronavirus until he was absolutely forced to address it.
“He doesn’t have even the minor amount of empathy to fake it, to look like he is concerned, and he reverts to the belligerence and the threat-making and the photo-opping, all the tried and true tactics that feed his need for control and dominance and attention,” Clinton said.
“It was beyond my comprehension. We have never seen anything like this,” she said. “He is without shame. It is a mystery why anybody with a beating heart and a working mind still supports him.”
“So much of what we’re seeing now, sadly, was known about Trump and the kind of people who were loyal to him. But it turned out to be even worse than what I thought it would be,” she said. “Despite having my own front-row seat and being concerned about his character and behaviour, he has gone further and broken more norms and undermined our institutions more deeply than I thought would have been possible in such a short period of time.”
“The goal of the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee, which has been stated explicitly, is to stop vote by mail because they believe – and I think rightly – that the more people who vote, the less likely they are to win the White House again, to keep the Senate and also be able to dominate in state legislatures and statewide offices,” she said.
If we can fight them, which is what I’m doing everything I can to support, to expand vote by mail, our chances of winning go up,” Clinton said.
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Of Mr. Trump’s “photo-opping,” his appearance at St John’s Church near the White House – and the tear gassing of protesters to clear the path for the president – has become one of the many flashpoints in the George Floyd protests.
She said that despite the fact that President Trump’s character was apparent during the election, even she wasn’t prepared for the degree to which the president would shuck norms.
Ms Clinton said that heading into the 2020 US election in November, she will be working with an organisation she began called “Onward Together” which will support the effort to implement vote by mail throughout the US.