Hillary Clinton unquestionably ran a flawed campaign in the 2016 presidential election, but if Clinton herself is to be believed, she would have won had it not been for the events of the final ten days.
At a Women for Women event in New York City on Tuesday, the former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee told CNN's Christiane Amanpour, "If the election had been on October 27, I would be your president."
She went on to acknowledge that "It wasn't a perfect campaign, there is no such thing, but I was on the way to winning." That is, Clinton said, "until a combination of Jim Comey's letter on October 28 and Russian WikiLeaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me and got scared off."
Clinton added, "The evidence for that intervening event is, I think, compelling, persuasive, and so we overcame a lot in the campaign."
Clinton: I was on the way to winning until a combination of the Comey letter and WikiLeaks "scared off" voters https://t.co/FS9oAsrIQv
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