Why isn't Hillary Clinton releasing the transcripts of her paid Goldman Sachs (Wall Street) speeches? If she wins the Democratic nomination, she risks facing these questions again in the general election campaign, especially if there is something damning in those speeches.

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    The same reason she used her own mail server for official business. – user3344003 Apr 17 '16 at 20:58
  • @user3344003 Ya makes sense. – Paraney Apr 17 '16 at 21:03
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    I think this is a great question, but I don't think it's answerable by anyone outside her immediate circle. Anything else would just be speculation. – Bobson Apr 17 '16 at 22:53
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    Because of reasons she hasn't explained to us. – user1530 Apr 18 '16 at 15:39
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    This is one reason people are voting for Trump (he doesn't give a sh** what people think about what he says). People are tired of having their information "filtered". If something a politician says is misrepresented then she or he should have helpers that monitor and release the full context of the message and what was meant at the time. Have some faith in the American people. We're not all stupid. – Jack R. Woods Jul 24 '16 at 22:39

I doubt that she knows of anything in particular that is problematic. The issue is that it is likely that if she released the transcripts, she would have said something, sometime that Republicans could criticize.

Look at what happened in 2012 when a recording of Romney talking at a fundraiser was released. The 47% statement became a meme for the Obama campaign.

Or look at what happened with her emails. She sent an email that Republicans use to accuse her of suborning the misuse of confidential information.

Or her superpredator comments from 1994.

Talking is dangerous for a politician. She doesn't have to have been plotting a crime. She could have simply said something that sounds bad. For example, if she commiserates with her listeners about something, she could be accused of putting rich people problems ahead of poor people problems.

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    It is not just republicans attacking her emails... – SoylentGray Apr 19 '16 at 15:27
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    To be fair to the detractors, politicians do say and do outrageous things. The reactions from the public to the things listed are not necessarily unwarranted. – Era Apr 28 '16 at 20:36

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