Hillary Clinton questions 'legitimacy' of Trump's victory in 2016 election

Casey Dawson
November 20, 2017

She adds: "I think that we should just leave that behind us and whoever they want to blame for anything, they're going to have to find somebody else".

During an interview with Mother Jones Senior Reporter Ari Berman released on Friday, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton stated she has many questions about the legitimacy of the 2016 election.

"Crooked Hillary Clinton is the worst (and biggest) loser of all time", Trump tweeted.

"We are a country based on laws", she said previous year, "And we've had hot, contested elections going back to the very beginning, but one of our hallmarks has always been that we accept the outcomes of our elections". Hillary, get on with your life and give it another try in three years! . That's why I've long advocated for an independent commission to get to the bottom of what happened.

Trump has repeatedly denied his campaign colluded with Russian Federation and has questioned the US intelligence community assessment that Russian Federation worked to interfere in the presidential election to defeat Clinton and to help Trump.

Clinton also said in a radio interview with WABC's Rita Cosby that Trump has "disgraced the office", that Sen.

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After losing the Presidential bid a year ago, Clinton has remained out of public life and hinted at not contesting election again.

During the campaign, Clinton attacked Trump over whether he would accept the results of the election.

Clinton even argued that Trump refusing to say he would accept the results of the election was a threat to American democracy.

In her interview, she went further - and said those factors cost her the election.

"Would you completely rule out questioning the legitimacy of this election if we learn that the Russian interference in the election is even deeper than we know now?"

"They are delivering partisan advocacy positions irrespective of the truth, the facts, the evidence", Clinton said.

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