Questions tagged [hillary-clinton]

For questions about Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, US Senator from 2001-2009, Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013 and Democratic Party's presidential candidate for the 2016 Presidential Election.

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What does Brett Kavanaugh mean with “revenge on behalf of the Clintons”?

During his personal statement in confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Brett Kavanaugh said: This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit, ...
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Attorney client privilege in the Trump and Clinton investigations

In the wake of the FBI raid on his attorney, President Trump has said that attorney-client privilege is dead. Undoubtedly that is an exaggeration, but it brings up a fair question: Has attorney-...
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Why couldn't the FBI issue a warrant to get Hillary Clinton's emails?

As this article states: "Cox said the fact that Clinton’s staff -- rather than a State Department federal records officer -- chose which emails to destroy is "honestly breathtaking." Her ...
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Why can't president Trump just ask the NSA for the emails that Hillary deleted?

Since we know that the NSA collects internet traffic and email, why can't president Trump just ask the NSA for a copy of Hillary's deleted emails? They weren't on an encrypted government system so ...
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Why did Clinton wear in all red for an Award? [closed]

At the at the 2017 Girls Inc. New York luncheon in New York City, Hillary Clinton wore an eye-catching all red pantsuit. What political message does Hillary Clinton want to make with her choice of ...
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How did individual Democratic Super-delegates vote at the roll call convention?

How did individual super-delegates wind up voting at the nomination convention? Note: I don't think this question is trivial. It's fairly easy to find who they publicly endorsed, but not every ...
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Why is the Clinton Global Initiative being closed?

I noticed this article recently, which seems to tie the closure of the Clinton Global Initiative to Hillary Clinton's loss in the election. However, the closure was actually announced back in ...
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What info in the hacked DNC/Clinton emails was likely to sway the US general election?

Leaving aside the controversy of who/how, one thing that puzzles me about people discussing the hacked e-mails provided to Wikileaks is "why would that matter as far as general elections at all"? ...
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Why do people keep saying Hillary Clinton is in the woods?

I keep seeing references to Hillary Clinton being in the woods of Wisconsin... can someone explain what's actually going on there? Is it just that she's living at home in Wisconsin, and not accepting ...
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What specifically did Hillary Clinton say or do, to seem untrustworthy to Americans?

I am not from the US but I keep reading that Hillary is perceived as untrustworthy. I tried looking for the things she actually said or did to earn this image, but I can't find many. So I'm looking ...
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Could Hillary Clinton become Donald Trump's Vice President?

Coming from this post: It is not unheard of that individual "faithless electors" vote different than mandated by the result in their state for whatever reason. [...] In 1836, 23 faithless ...
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Secret service name

Here, there is a phrase: "Secret service name". For Clinton it is "Evergreen" and for Trump it is "Mogul". Questions: Who gives these names? For me the phrase "Evergreen" has more positive ...
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What other nationally-recognizable political figures used private email accounts or servers for official business other than Hillary Clinton?

Besides Clinton's obvious use of a private server for her State Department, what other major politicians have used private email accounts for official business (classified or not)? I am only aware of ...
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Why is the FBI making such a big deal out Hillary Clinton's private email server?

I've read many articles on Hillary's email issue. To me, it seems like she was just a bit careless and she has no bad intentions, and the FBI knows that. So why is it that the FBI is so persistent on ...
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Clinton Foundation Foreign Donations and Article 1 Section 9

Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution bans foreign pay for U.S. officials. The Washington Post reported (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/foreign-governments-gave-millions-to-...
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Why is Hillary Clinton campaigning in Arizona and buying ads in Texas?

As a Hillary supporter, should I take this as a concern that the Clinton campaign is getting complacent, especially with the risk that the news cycles could turn against her, if she get more cocky, ...
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What happens if Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton drop out of the American presidential race?

If a presidential candidate in the USA drops out of the race before (or during) election day, but after early voting has begun, what happens to that party's ticket? For example, if Donald Trump or ...
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Why would the Russian government use hackers and email leaks to try to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election? [closed]

Assuming the Department of Homeland Security is correct that "only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities", why would a Trump presidency be in their interest?
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Why has Trump completed erased Clinton's lead in Ohio?

Recently, after Clinton's debate bounce, she has overtaken or increased her lead in various swing states, such as Florida, Nevada and North Carolina. However, it seems like Trump continues to lead in ...
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What is the preferred position on stage for a debate?

According to CNN: "Due to the results of a coin toss, Clinton will stand stage left (on the audience's right) and Trump will stand stage right (on the audience's left)." Who won the toss? My first ...
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What's the position of Hillary Clinton regarding recreational use of marijuana?

Recreational marijuana was recently legalized in some states, but is still illegal according to federal law. The federal law enforcement agencies could still prosecute marijuana trade and possession ...
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Review of Hillary Clinton's email problem

Who revealed first that Hillary Clinton has used her family's private email server for official communication? What was Clinton's first reaction? Did she admit the fact immediately? Did she deny it? ...
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How is Hillary Clinton taking meetings based on C.Foundation donations substantially different than campaign contributions?

So, I'm just not grasping this whole thing about the Clinton Foundation. People donate to the foundation, Hillary Clinton meets with them. They may or may not want a policy change, and Hillary may or ...
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Why have unpopular figures like Putin publicly supported Trump?

Why have Putin and Kim Jong Un publicly supported Trump? Presumably they want Trump to win, but they must know that they themselves are wildly unpopular in America. The leaders of Russia and North ...
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Do donations to the Clinton Foundation in any way shape or form translate into some form of personally accessible wealth gained by the Clintons?

I'm watching Clinton Cash right now, and this may be explained at some point in the future in this documentary, but I'm the type of person that likes to ask questions and understand principles and ...
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Attitude of Bernie and Clinton supporters towards Trump

Is there a comparison of what attitude self-identified Bernie supporters have towards Donald Trump compared to what attitude self-identified Hillary Clinton supporters have towards Donald Trump? Are ...
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Can the President of the United States be denied security clearance?

In light of the recent investigation of Hillary Clinton and her aides in regards to E-mails sent via her personal E-mail that contained classified material, I am wondering if the state department has ...
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Why did the FBI director recommend that Hillary Clinton not be charged?

Today, FBI Director James Comey gave a statement describing the various ways in which Hillary Clinton's handling of classified email was insecure. He spends a few minutes making it clear that any ...
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Is there a legal way for people to elect other person as a president

Assume that in a few days to US residential election day, US people informed that Trump and Clinton are liars, And assume that this confirmed and the popularity of both reach to 10%. Is there a legal ...
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If Hillary Clinton was authorized to declassify information, then why would information she possibly leaked be classified?

I am confused about how anything Hillary Clinton leaked or potentially leaked while Secretary of State would have been classified. Is not the Secretary of State authorized to declassify information, ...
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US Primaries 2016 - Washington

In the results for the Democratic primaries I came across this for Washington state: Hillary Clinton votes: 380,760 perc: 52.95% delegates: 27 Bernie Sanders votes: 338,283 perc: 47.05% delegates:...
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Will there be a 10th US democratic primary debate?

There is an open slot on democrats.org for a 10th debate in May, but the location and date are still TBD. Is this debate likely to take place?
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What's the Democratic Party's position on residence-based taxation?

The United States is one of very few countries in the world taxing their citizens (and permanent residents) abroad. It looks like in 2014, the Republican National Committee voted on a resolution to ...
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Why won't Hillary Clinton release the transcripts of her paid speeches?

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 ...
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Why did Hillary Clinton and her supporters think it was a good idea to demand Bernie Sanders' tax return?

From what I understand, Hillary Clinton and her supporters demanded that Bernie Sanders release his tax return, suggesting that he was refusing to do so and was hiding something, even though the ...
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Did Hillary Clinton support the Iraq war and trade agreements that have cost US jobs?

Bernie Sanders has been attacked repeatedly by Hillary Clinton for his support of the 2005 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. Sanders in an interview with CBS News responded: Do I think the ...
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Why are more and more presidential candidates going by their first name?

Presidential candidates over the last decade, including the ones running this year, have seemingly shifted from being known on a last-name basis to a first-name basis. Examples include Bernie Sanders,...
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Is Bill Clinton eligible to become Vice President?

Observing the line of succession to be the president. Among the first 10, there is one person ineligible to be president by birth. The Secretary of the Interior is ineligible and is skipped. So, ...
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Is Hillary Clinton on the hook for the $30 million debt of her campaign?

In Why do US politicians spend so much on campaigns when the salary is not high enough to justify the expenditure?, it is mentioned that Hillary Clinton has $30 million of debt from her 2008 campaign. ...
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Why do US politicians spend so much on campaigns when the salary is not high enough to justify the expenditure?

Hillary Clinton spent so much on her 2008 presidential campaign that she got into debts of over USD30m. The annual salary of a US president is only USD400k. Even if Hillary were successful, the US ...