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Hillary said that the damage done by FBI inquiry slowed her momentum.

Hillary Clinton is understandably shattered after losing the presidency and not just because she missed out on the chance to return to the White House as the President of the United States, but also because she lost to a candidate many saw as the election “clown”. And now, Hillary has come out to blame the renewed FBI inquiry into her State Department email system for blunting her momentum in the presidential election and the closure of that inquiry two days before Election Day for energising voters for Donald Trump.

“There are lots of reasons why an election like this is not successful,” Clinton told top donors on a farewell conference call on Saturday local time.

“But our analysis is that (FBI Director James B) Comey’s letter raising doubts that were groundless, baseless, proven to be, stopped our momentum,” said Clinton.

“We dropped, and we had to keep really pushing ahead to regain our advantage – which going into the last weekend, we had. We were once again up in all but two of the battleground states, and we were up considerably in some that we ended up losing. And we were feeling like we had put it back together,” she continued.

The surprise announcement of a revival of the shuttered FBI inquiry came at a time when the campaign was riding high, Clinton said.

“After the third debate we felt so good about where we were,” she said.

“We were up considerably in all but two of the battleground states where we were tied or one behind, according to our data,” Clinton said. “We were tied in Arizona. We just had a real wind at our back,” said Clinton.

Ulterior motive

When the inquiry was opened, Clinton’s campaign insisted nothing would turn up, and many Democrats accused Comey of an ulterior motive. After all, he was once a registered Republican. However, Clinton did not make that accusation on Saturday.

Clinton said what should have been good news essentially backfired and by the time Comey on Sunday issued another letter to Congress, concluding that the nine-day examination of newly discovered emails had turned up nothing to change his earlier conclusion that there had been no criminal conduct, it was already too late.

The mistake that cost her the presidency

Although many accused Clinton of using the private system for her government communication to keep her work secret, she has said the decision was a mistake. Ultimately, it may have cost her the presidency as the e-mail scandal had opened the door to the FBI inquiry in the midst of her second run for the White House. 

“I am heartbroken,” she said on Saturday, with a sad laugh. “I’m not going to pretend otherwise. This is a very, very tough loss and especially because everyone worked so hard.”

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  1. People voted for trump because hillary and here rich mates forgot about them , then the pollsters forgot to poll them,,and now look at the spoilt brats in california and new york boohoo i didnt get what i wanted marching up and down the streets crying out , go homevand cuddle mummyeverything will be ok now , the sun will still rise tomorrow,and harden up

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    • She actually got more votes than Trump……

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      • ….and Al Gore got more votes than George W Bush……

  2. Hillary Clinton will no doubt blame everyone for her loss of the Presidency but in fact she and she alone is to blame. Now Hillary blames Obama and Comey but I repeat she is a conniving liar and cheat with a filthy record as long as any ones arm. I would never vote for Hillary if you paid me a million dollars. I do not believe the garbage of Socialism. I think the Democrats have made a grave mistake in having Hillary representing them. All the riots are the people who cannot take a beating of the best person wins. Donald Trump is no Saint but he is a Saint in comparison to crooked Hillary. The Hollywood set have made their millions and should keep out of politics particularly Robert De Niro who is senile and all the cry babies of actresses crying on T. V. What a pathetic lot who no doubt will take advantage of the fruits which hopefully Donald Trump will achieve. Give the man a chance cry babies.

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    • A perfect comment Joan. I really hope that Trump can turn around the lives of the middle class Americans, ie: more jobs, decent health insurance, etc.etc.
      Yes, Hillary did receive more individual votes than Donald but these all came from the
      decidedly Left Wing state of California.

  3. Aha! So Hilary is human after all! For it is the trend of HUMAN NATURE to blame someone else for your mistakes, your faults and your inadequacies.

  4. without a doubt, the FBI’s interference made a difference. Hillary has been investigated ad nauseum with no indictments ever. It is a tragedy that the FBI never released the information they say they have about Russian interference and Trumps incitement for them (Russians) to hack Hillary’s emails.

  5. It seems a lot of people in America don’t know what democracy actually means, I wonder how many of the protesters didn’t even bother voting?

  6. There is a letter going round several yrs ago. From an EX Secret Service (retired) member.
    Listing the S/S personal opinions on all the EX Presidents. Their wives. And why…
    Have a look where she is on that list…..She needs goggles and a snorkel.

    Seriously.
    People talk about Soccer fans and their actions.
    These Losing Americans really put themselves to shame.
    So Petty. and really show that if they the people that party are supporting,
    with their lack of intelligence shown, Probably a good thing she lost.

    I for one think Trump is definitely the better of the two..
    Time will tell whether either was a good choice.
    BUT. At least let’s give the bloke a go.
    Don’t be like those childish/Dangereous idiots performing over there.
    The only difference between them (Clintons party followers) and third worlders.
    Is the lack of firearms blasting off.

    Looking at the TV screens at the moment. I’d be ashamed to call myself an American
    And they the World. Leaders.
    God help us…. Sour grapes has nothing on that lot

    NOW. Weather good. WHo’s coming Spanno fishing this morning.
    Full tank and clear horizons.

    As they say. “God bless AUSTRALIA”.
    and thank him we living here. NOT there. hey.

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