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Hillary Clinton Tells WaPo That Trump Is ‘A Little Obsessed’ With Her

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton finish their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike BlakeRepublican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton finish their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump is “a little obsessed” with her because the failed presidential candidate “got more votes” in the 2016 election.

In an interview with the Washington Post, Clinton continued to dwell on her election loss, why she lost and why she thinks she should have won.

“He’s a little obsessed with me; but I think it’s partly his own ego because he knows I got more votes and he knows that there are questions about the election that deserve answers,” Clinton told the Post.

Clinton claims that she is not Trump’s only obsession because “When in trouble in the Congress or the Russian investigation, his go-to targets are President Obama and me, and African Americans.”

Clinton herself is apparently obsessed with how she could have lost the election to Trump.

“I’m a, by nature, a reserved person. I knew that I was ready to do the job, I felt I was qualified, that my experience really gave me the tools that were needed for our country at this point in our history, but I confess I’m not as sure that I conveyed that as strongly as I wish I had,” she told the Post.

Clinton is ready to admit that not every voter is in love with her, either. But she is quick to remind us that Americans appreciated the job she did as secretary of state and that she brought so much experience to the 2016 presidential contest. If they could only have seen her president…

“When I am in a job, people like me. I left the State Department with a 69 percent approval rating. … I was reelected resoundingly as senator from New York. I had the experience of being in service to others that corresponded with people accepting and approving of that, but as a woman, when you come out and say, okay, now I want to serve, all kinds of complex gender-linked attitudes start to generate.”

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David Krayden is a weekly newspaper columnist, conservative political pundit and communications expert who was formerly an Air Force public affairs officer and communications manager on Parliament Hill.

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