'That’s a crime': Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump 'led a seditious conspiracy against the government'

'That’s a crime': Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump 'led a seditious conspiracy against the government'
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When Hillary Clinton gave a concession speech after losing the 2016 presidential election, the former First Lady, United States senator, secretary of state, and Democratic nominee noted that she had “congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country,” adding, “I hope that he will be a successful president for all Americans.”

Trump, in contrast, has never admitted that President Joe Biden won the 2020 election and continues to make the false, totally debunked and discredited claim that the election was stolen from him through widespread voter fraud.

Clinton, during an early September interview with CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell, spoke candidly about the work of the House January 6 Select Committee and the efforts of MAGA Republicans to overturn the 2020 election results.

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“I would not be honest if I didn’t say I think there was a seditious conspiracy against the government of the United States, and that’s a crime,” Clinton told O’Donnell.

When O’Donnell asked, “Led by Donald Trump?” the 74-year-old Clinton responded, “Led by Donald Trump, encouraged by Donald Trump. You know, I was the secretary of state. I spent, you know, many days on airplanes, flying from place to place, encouraging people to have a real democracy. And one of the hallmarks of a real democracy is the peaceful transfer of power.”

Clinton continued, “Was I happy when I beat Donald Trump by nearly 3 million votes but lost the Electoral College? No, I was not happy. Did I even for a nanosecond think, ‘I’m gonna claim victory and try to get the Democrats to refuse to certify the election?’ No!”

Watch the interview below or at this link.

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