Huckabee Sanders: Clinton’s Book Tour ‘Proves America Was Right’ to Elect Trump


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders ripped Hillary Clinton during an appearance Thursday on Fox News, saying the former presidential candidate's book tour shows why Americans elected Donald Trump over her in November.

Host Steve Doocy noted that Clinton has done several interviews this week discussing her new book and why she lost the 2016 election. He then asked Sanders about Clinton's comment the prior night that the Electoral College should be abolished.

"She made the observation that perhaps the Electoral College should be done away with because, you know, she won the popular vote," Doocy said. "What do you think about that?"

"I think Hillary Clinton, this is about the 900th excuse that she's given for why she lost, and I think this book tour has done nothing but prove to America they were right in the decision that they made in putting Donald Trump in the Oval Office and not Hillary Clinton," Sanders said.

She added that Clinton's book tour has "re-identified" the reasons why she was not a good candidate and would not make a good president.

"She has just re-identified all of the reasons that she was not going to be a good candidate and that she wasn't going to be a successful president, and that's why they chose Donald Trump," Sanders said.

Trump, by contrast, had a message during the campaign, according to Sanders.

"He actually had a message. He was focused on solving problems, not placing blame, which is what most of her campaign was about," Sanders said. "He had a message, and he is certainly carrying that through as we move into the fall with a very ambitious legislative agenda."

Conor Beck

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Conor Beck is a Media Analyst for the WFB. He's previously written for The College Fix, Life News, and was a Student Free Press Association Fellow for The Weekly Standard. He graduated from Rice University in 2017.

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