Trump Sounds Off on Clinton Book: ‘Crooked Hillary’ Blames Everybody But Herself


President Donald Trump broke his Twitter silence Wednesday on Hillary Clinton's memoir about her 2016 election loss, writing "Crooked Hillary" blamed everybody but herself.

Trump had remained silent about What Happened, which was released Tuesday, although White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called Clinton's book tour "sad."

"Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!" he wrote.

Trump often labeled his Democratic opponent "Crooked Hillary" on the campaign trail; in her book, Clinton castigates primary opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) for helping feed into that narrative.

A few minutes later, Trump referenced Clinton's infamous comments from a year ago about half of Trump's supporters being bigots who belonged in a "basket of deplorables."

"The "deplorables" came back to haunt Hillary. They expressed their feelings loud and clear. She spent big money but, in the end, had no game!" he wrote.

Clinton has gone on an extensive media tour this week to promote the book, with stops at CNN, CBS, Vox, and "The View," and more interviews to come.

While she says she takes responsibility for the defeat, she has insisted FBI Director James Comey's late-October letter about her email investigation was determinative in the loss. She has also cast blame toward Sanders and his far-left supporters, the media's coverage of her private email server use, Russian meddling, and voter suppression, among others.

In addition, Clinton has unsurprisingly harsh words for Trump himself, calling his behavior "deplorable" on the campaign trail and blasting his leadership since entering the White House.

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