Was Huma Abedin to blame for Hillary Clinton's loss?
Today, some Hillary Clinton aides are pointing fingers of blame at her longtime advisor, Huma Abedin. The bitter resentment overflowed into a Vanity Fair interview with a Clinton aide, who blamed Abedin for insulating Clinton from criticism that could have spurred campaigning in neglected states like Michigan that eventually cost her the election.
Her husband and the seized laptop shifted focus to the negative by the media, something which may or may not have hurt her chances - what's your thoughts?
I don't think that Clinton's loss can be pinned on any one person.
The only one she can really blame is herself for completely missing the message that the citizens of this country have reached their limit. Once it was understood that the Media was spreading more fiction than fact we citizens really started to pay attention.
During the year long ordeal leading up to the debates, it became clear that Clinton had no idea how to fix the problems this nation is facing. Even worse, she didn't even admit we have any problems probably to protect Obama and his legacy. Most of us are smart enough to know that most campaign promises are just that, but Trump projected far more confidence that he would be able to actually fix some problems by pointing out that the problems are real. Most liberals believe and stand on the phony numbers that are reported regarding the economy and unemployment. Perhaps Clinton also believed these phony numbers.
The release of her emails didn't seem to bother a lot of people, but it must have influenced a great many who were on the fence. It was also pointed out how seriously corrupt the Clinton Machine really is, and the pay-to-play scam that Hillary was running while our Secretary of State.
I hope Trump and his Dream Team can keep their promise to at least partially drain the swamp. This is long overdue but must be done to save our country.
lol Well gee,if Hillary is so influenced by an aid like Abedin that it lost her the election,good thing she isn't president,her "advisors" would be running the country! On 2nd thought that could be better than if she were making decisions.
I hear the FBI is again looking at the Huma/Weiner laptop with a real belief that it contained classified info - Huma may be a sacrificial lamb pretty soon for the Justice Department
serious question: what do you think are in rnc or republican chairman's e mails? what are trump and sanders hiding in their tax returns? and why do you give them a pass?
Leslie we don't know because they are not being investigated. Ask Loretta Lynch she will tell you.
How can that be a serious question?U'd have to be a mind reader or a hacker to know.Whatever anyone would think is NOT a serious Q. I doubt anyone could have guessed what was in the DNC & Podestas emails truth is stranger than fiction
Leslie, serious questions - why do you support the corruption in the DNC and hillary killary's campaign?
Is the RNC of such worry to you that the corruption that has been shown to you doesn't matter?
Why must you deflect when it's the DNC?
you just dont get it, do you? suppose it was the other way around, and only rnc was hacked, and leaked and media covering it 24/7. and suppose trump got 2.8 million more votes, but lost. i know for a fact, you nor trump would sit back and take it.
Yeah suppose the rnc emails were leaked&there was not 1 email showing collusion with the media or that they helped Trump win primary,for sure Trump wouldn't have gotten3MM more votes from CA!Now,try a question.that IS serious,urs aren't
Perhaps the RNC was hacked and their was just no dirty laundry to be found. The media rarely reports good news.
ahaha! no dirty laundry in the gop??? you have got to be kidding me. no, they targeted clinton, an american citizen, and you all dont care.
The FBI investigated Clinton and pretty much found her guilty. The Justice Department refused to indict her or she would be spending Christmas in jail. She broke the law and got caught, how is that targeting her?
yeah right. the same guy who sabotaged her with a phony e mail scare to derail her campaign, is not going to indict her for crimes? tell that to someone just off the turnip truck, not me.
Comey can't indict her. That was up to Loretta Lynch and she received orders to not do it. Comey investigated and found issues where she could have been indicted.
not true! he said nothing reached the level of crime. because, you know who else uses private server? chaffetts and gowdy. and petreus and flynn both shared classified info with others....they would have to be indicted, too. or is it just the woman?
It really is true Leslie, but you will never believe that so just keep believing what you wish.
Leslie is right - Hillary's scandals were not any worse than any other male politician before her; AND there ARE male politicians who are dealing with this same 'email/server' issues who are NOW on Trump's 'dream team'. Men get off easy.
As obamamama loved to say, "It's over, so get over it"
Trump is in, hillary killary's out, and you snowflakes with PC crud, I hope you're silenced forever.
Merry Christmas - to heck with this PC crappolla and the left's idiocy.
MAGA Rock On!
silenced forever....that should have been dumpys slogan: vote for me, ill silence you forever...unless you fawn over me.."say, hows my hair?" sorry the majorityof americans did not vote for herr drumpf. youll just have to live with us, or leave.
If people with your weird ways and thoughts are silenced, America could get back from the socialist abyss and get moving again.
There's always hope that the socialists like yourself don't suck the life out of everyone!
i believe in gvt helping people...after all, we ARE gvt! but i cant think of anything more stupid than helping people who already live in luxury. i think trump should be fined and pay back all those years he never paid his taxes. not smart, sleazy.
Leslie have you actually seen Trumps tax returns? If not your just guessing. Do you think it fair for the gvt. to help so many that refuse to even try to help themselves? I don't and I don't think they should help anyone who doesn't really need it
no i havent seen it and neither have you. and yet he got a pass on that from everyone that demanded obamas birth certificate.
and there is so much money here, we should have zero poverty. but its hoarded between like 80 people. that is a CRIME.
Leslie, and hillary killary's taking of bribes is your idea of "helping" others?
LOL - you're brain waves might set you apart from any rationale human being. You may be a scientific first. Get those brain waves checked out!
HAHAHAHA Leslie HAHAHAHA
if this election was reversed, and someone hacked the rnc, released trump campaign managers e mails, fbi went public about trumps investigation--ignored hillary's, trump got 2.8 million more votes, but hillary won: there would be war in the streets.
Who was to blame for hillary killary's loss?
Huma had a part - how stupid does one have to be to turn over classified info to a sex offender? (I mean besides billy "What is sex" clinton)
Or we could blame Comey for his timely reopening of the hillary killary email scandals that were exposed by Wikileaks.
Or we could blame hillary killary for being a corrupt political stooge that set up a pay for play at the clinton foundation and was proud of both her corruption and the pay to play.
Or we could blame hillary killary for calling 50% of American people deplorable and never, ever feeling that it was the wrong thing to say.
Or we could blame the corruption in the obamama administration for the last 8 years.
Or we could just blame obamama for being the worst president int he history of the country and no democrat had a chance to win in 2016.
Or, we could blame the tooth fairy like the DNC and the snowflakes protesting after the election were blaming. Or was that Putin?
Or we could blame Trump, because he talked to the people better, didn't call them names like bigoted, deplorable, racist, musliphobic, and all the other crud that comes out of the mouths of our "politically correct" yahoos that we have running around D.C.and the college campuses.
I could go on - and you have a long list that could put the blame on. It was one screwed up election run by the demoncraps and Trump. GOP had no part in it, because they're as idiotic as the demoncraps.
I'd put most of the blame for hillary killary's loss squarely on the shoulders of Donald J. Trump - may God bless him!
Nothing like putting it right there in black and white - great response
cant blame donald. gotta blame his voters. and it is they we will be pointing at when the shtf
And ol' Leslie gives a free pass to the press, hillary killary, the Clinton Foundation, the Saudi's, obamama, pedesta, huma, weiner, holder, anyone else I'm missing that has totally screwed the american public?
Leslie, 4 years from now when everyone who wants one has a job, their health insurance is affordable again, ISIS is gone and Trump is elected overwhelmingly to a second term,why will I not be surprised you will be saying the same things?
She seems to think a Trump victory is somehow "blame" by the voters - wait until America is great again!
trump showed me who he is. i believe him. you wanted that in a president. its more your fault than his.and i dont expect any responsibility from you when he tears us to shreds...you gave bush a total pass. why should this be any different?
I did not give Bush a pass - he was just as bad as Obama. Once Trump takes office and actually starts implementing his agenda, then we can measure success or failure
funny...i never heard "lock him up" even once!
R U paying attention Les? Captured comment from Trump's 'more nukes' BS - 12:16 PM MST This is like a nightmare you can't wake up from. To the Hillary supporters that i called fear mongerers, I'm so, so sorry. You were totally right and i was t
yes, hes worse than anyone can ever expect. and his son in law funds terrorist settlements in israel arranged by his new ambassador to israel. they are going to wipe palestine out. and anyone else who gets in their way. putin/trump/netanyahu
Hillary lost because she is a criminal (although she may never be held accountable for her crimes). She is an out-of-touch elitist, who missed what America wanted. Donald, on the other hand, is an extremely flawed individual, but he has worked within the confines of what is legally permissible (although some might argue his action were not respectable), and he totally "got" what the American people were ready for. The election was also a rejection of the Obama administration. Huma may have hurt more than she helped Hillary, but to "blame" her for Hillary's loss is like blaming that most recent piece of pie for gaining 25 pounds.
actually, he is in violation of the constitution, and may be impeached day one. some on twitter say the repubs plan to impeach him, put pence in. lot of republican lead hearings on clinton...no crimes found by them. guess u know better. your boyz
Leslie, how exactly is he in violation of the constitution. This is the first time I have heard this.
emoluments clause. he is taking money from foreign citizens with his hotel. also, hotel is leased to him by us gvt...he cant lease a bldg and preside over it at same time.his kids working for his business and us gvt at same time. read lawrence tribe
It isn't going to happen Leslie. You might just as well accept that and move on with your life like we did with Obama. You will be much happier.
Seriously Leslie - there is NOTHING that will stop him from assuming office - stop reading
when did the right move on from obama? my mayor actually thinks trump won because you all couldt handle a black prez (boston globe)....let alone a woman! you got your white man back. but i dont move on. i bear witness. carry on, white man
Only an office holder can violate the emoluments clause. Last time I checked, he has not been sworn in yet. His team is currently addressing this highly complex situation.
right. fix it by day one, or be ready. and u should really check out trump-leaks. trump has property everywhere. yes, its complicated. its called conflict of interest. but lawyers will figure it out...his favorite people!
Seriously Leslie - taking the race card approach???? The whole "black president" argument lost a lot of steam after EIGHT years in office by a black man - voted in by many of the same voters who voted for Trump....
Yep the old race card trick. I again remind everyone that Obama made a choice when he declared himself "Black." He could have chosen to be "White." That alone makes a joke of the race card so just throw it away and come up with something else.
nice dodge. have you checked out "trump-leaks yet"? makes his sons selling access look like childs play
"actually, he is in violation of the constitution..."
Care to explain or provide real evidence? I think everyone else on here would agree that liberal cesspool Twitter is not an acceptable source of information...
"trump-leaks yet" - Hillary??
oh,its no cesspit. its legal documents proving everything thay say. trump leaks and adam khan. and kurt eichenwald, sarah kendzior while youre at it. ill take those any day over breitbart/wikileaks/alex jones.
Hey Ralph...what the hell, may as well throw huma into the pile of "reasons for HRC's loss.".....looks as though everything and everyone, including the ole kitchen sink has been blamed. I like that they've built up a long list of multiple choice reasons. This way people can pick and choose, accept and/or reject their reason of choice as to why Hillary Clinton effed up once again. Oops....poor Hill~ another slip & fall. She probably thinks she can sue for it.
Oh Huma....Yes, little friend and right-hand-lady of Hillary, I too would be biting my lip right about now. You poor, pathetic Pakistani Princess, look at the damned mess you're in now. Did Mom & Dad never warn you of hanging with the "bad" kids in the neighborhood? Quite evidently, if they did, you rebelled big time! I love your choice of a husband~ he's a real winner, scuse me....Weiner. Cringe-worthy, to say the least.
Tell us, what's it like to be "a devoted assistant whom HRC referred to as another daughter" at one time....to quite quickly and easily, "a nameless member of her staff?" Have the bus tire marks on your back faded yet? Hmmm, that's one less Mother's Day card you need to send, eh, Huma??
Relax honey, no one with one quarter of a brain would even think to blame you for thug lady's loss. She's been working on loss, failure and corruption her entire life. I say it's high time she was recognized for such and obviously, so did the voters. BTW, those 2 million "popular" votes her gang keeps screeching about? At least Half of those were, dead people, illegal immigrants, 3rd & 4th generation Welfare frauds and system suckers. They love her.....and why not?
Huma, you might want to switch from weiners to hamburgers.....Good Luck.
pakistani princess? yup...a trump voter for sure.
The Muslim Sisterhood will probably kick her out of the club since she failed to get an ally to the Muslim world elected. Huma will probably fade into obscurity
really? i hear tillerson is a favorable pick in the arab world....lots of big oil sheiks. you know, like the one who owns half of fox news.
But not someone who will sell out America to the highest bidder - understanding your opponent, knowing the global markets, being able to negotiate from a position of strength - that's what you get from Tillerson
from what i hear, hes a disaster capitalist. not something i look up to whatsoever. not
impressed. in fact, just the opposite.
"What his tax cuts will do is blow up the national debt.1 of the 25 points of the Wise Use Agenda is to sell off public lands,including national parks,2 pay down the national debt"
"I always made a lot of money in bad markets. I love bad markets."
Just my opinion - I believe she lost for a few reasons. Many of us live through the Clinton's many scandals, that left many in doubt of her and her character. She was under investigation by the FBI due to her recklessness in regards to following security procedures ( her private server left America at risk of hacking, and other nations gleaning top secret info). The Benghazi incident, she lied to American's, as well as the FBI.... Once again using poor judgement, and lack of character. Her roll in regards to the Iran deal. Her embarrassing "red reset button with Russia. The way she conducted herself during the campaign, calling half the citizens deplorable's and irredeemable's. She acted above all, and was sure that she could keep the Demarcate vote in the rust belt, without offering any effort to campaign in the rust belt. Again a lack of character.... Hillary ran a mean spirited, crooked campaign. Used thugs, and cheating to obtain debate questions. She studied for weeks for debates. I want a president that has the innate ability to answer questions without being prepped or having the questions in advance. I could go on and on, to sum up, Hillary has one thing, and one person to blame on hr loss. Herself, and the fact that she is a flawed human being...
No, Clinton's corruption and abuse of power were to blame. Abedin is just one more thing blamed in addition to racism, sexism, Russian hacking, fake news and a dozen other things - everything but Clinton as a horrible candidate and illegal acts by the DNC revealed by Wikileaks and Project Veritas.
ah ha...so wikikeaks and project veritas helped clinton lose. where, pray tell do they come from? not the vast right wing, by any chance? and are you another one who cant see trumps corruption, and thinks the republicans are boy scouts? BIAS, period.
Hillary Clinton was to blame for her own loss. The lies, corruption, disingenuousness, failure to resonate or provide any type of clear vision (other than don't vote for my opponent), and her general unlikeability caused her demise. The sooner democrats stop assigning blame to everything else and accept they have a branding problem, the quicker they'll escape wandering lost in the woods...
dont hold your breath. you may blithely accept dirty tricks, the rest of us dont have to. and whats the problem, anyway? youze have nothing to hide, right? we all know trump and republicans are boy scouts. dirty tricks should not be rewarded. duurty
Ah, lovemychris. My old nemesis, we meet again (j/k, kinda...)
Do you always have to be so cryptic in your responses? Yeah, anyone that voted for Trump has been hoodwinked and those that voted for the corrupt liar are the ones living in reality....
old nemesis?? now im curious...hp old, or cape cod today old? but i didnt say hoodwinked. they did it on purpose. and when he releases the hounds....i dont want to hear them crying. no one can say they didnt know. he showed us plain as day.
Didn't mean physically old, just acquaintance old, as in, "we meet again..."
But now onto your outlandish point. Come on, the world is certainly not going to end with Trump. If it didn't with eight disastrous years with Mr Wannabe Dictator...
did you watch him at all during this campaign? he told you what he was going to do.have you read anything about him, other than fan mag type stuff? try adam email@example.com is mob.russian mob.do u watch politics?repubs have all. cuts n misery.
Oh lovemychris, you just never cease to give me a good chuckle. You keep buying into that Russian conspiracy nonsense. I'll get my facts here in reality.
She thinks Trump will make D.C. Into another red square
And soon all of Trumps opponents will wind up dead....oh wait, Hillary And Bill already have the market cornered on that angle.....
me and lovemychris go back numerous comments now on my hubs. What you have to realize Ralph is that she's a special kind of irrational leftist, who boarders on absolute conspiratorial nonsense.
I also have a history with her. She usually speaks without evidence and parrots the talking points of the major liberal rags
youd think i could place you...very genteel, yet blistering criticism...maybe itll come to me. anyway, youve got to read adam khan@khanoisseur. it will knock your bloomers off
ummm. I don't wear bloomers lovemychris, so I think that I'll pass
aha..i meant to say knickers. you know, with the english accent
Lovemychris, are you from England or did you pick up that British accent in Cape Cod?
my past life. but you two are missing it!!! proof, articles, court records...its like a gd novel: Adam Khan@Khannoiseur. you will thank me
Past life, alternate personality, whatever, it's all good. Oh you never disappoint...
you ask for truth then afraid of it. cause if you read adam khan, you wont support dirty don. howd you like my disaster capitalist answer? "i like bad markets. i make a lot of money in bad markets"and doesnt care about foreign hacking in our election
I think you'll repeat whatever the liberal media tells you too. Can you please provide just ONE piece of evidence that Russia "hacked" or "stole" the election, b/c there has been none produced....
Trump cared about the election being rigged until it was 'rigged' for him, LoL! Then it was, NO WAY!! He's such a hypocrit & his easily-manipulated followers are noting but eager to back him no matter WHAT comes out of his big-man mouth.
Misfit Chick, care to explain or provide one piece of evidence how it was "rigged" for Trump. I have yet to encounter a single person saying so that can, despite it being a popular talking point...
you can google the whole report.im sure its been read many times.but my proof is that trump chose tillerson, and ross, and obama made sanctions stiffer,and prevented putin and tillerson from drilling in arctic.when trump governs for putin,youll see.
Now now lovemychris, when you provide an assertion or argument, it is certainly not the responsibility of the person you're countering to provide evidence to support your viewpoint. Despite leftists often lacking any rational or reason, unacceptable.
im on phone, dont have computer...in this day and age, spoonfeeding shouldnt be necessary. look it up if u care to read it, which u dont. youll just pooh pooh it, and disparage our intel services in favor of the gd kgb!(fsb)
So let me get this strait, if I make some ridiculous claim, I can expect you to go look it up, as opposed to providing evidence to support it? You need taught deductive reasoning and the Socratic Method... Your logic has failed
on this question, i have referenced numerous sources of info. i cannot copy and paste, so i just tell you where to look. do you mean to say you cant take a source and google it? give me a break!
Can't produce something that doesn't exist. The report is pure circumstantial attempts to connect unknown players to Russian agencies who MUST be taking orders from the Kremlin - unfortunately there is no actual smoking gun
you believe what you want. we'll just have to wait n see. mccain hearings. hopefully, they wont be partisan in nature. and i'll keep learning about dirty don.
No. Huma was not responsible, Sec Hillary Clinton was responsible for what happened to her. How could she have tought she could pocket America in a private email. Private email server ?, for a country as big and powerful like America ? She put the giant of the world in her pocket and would have ruled the country thus.
Moreover, the emails gave her sleepless nights because they were not good,if they were good, they would have earned her more electoral college points, neither was it proper for her to put America in her pocket.
The big question here is, where is it written that the former secretary of state Hillary Clinton must be the 45th American president.
Nope. Hillary herself is to blame for her loss. She lost because she is a disgustingly corrupt criminal. She lost because she broke many laws, and the American people are sick of politicians getting away with things that would land them in prison for the rest of their lives.
really? i think they only care when its a politician they dont like. if they like them, they could care less. your new military advisor shared classified info--twice.two of hillarys prime gvt prosecutors use private servers...go prosecute themselves.
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