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Thu May 26, 2016, 10:20 AM

 

New York Times: Emails Add to Hillary Clintonís Central Problem: Voters Just Donít Trust Her

NEW YORK TIMES
Emails Add to Hillary Clintonís Central Problem: Voters Just Donít Trust Her
By AMY CHOZICK
mAY 26, 2016


For more than a year, Hillary Clinton has traveled the country talking to voters about her policy plans. She vowed to improve infrastructure in her first 100 days in office, promised to increase funding for Alzheimerís research and proposed a $10 billion plan to combat drug and alcohol addiction.

But as the Democratic primary contest comes to a close, any hopes Mrs. Clinton had of running a high-minded, policy-focused campaign have collided with a more visceral problem.

Voters just donít trust her.

The Clinton campaign had hoped to use the coming weeks to do everything they could to shed that image and convince voters that Mrs. Clinton can be trusted. Instead, they must contend with a damaging new report by the State Departmentís inspector general that Mrs. Clinton had not sought or received approval to use a private email server while she was secretary of state.

It is not just that the inspector general found fault with her email practices. The report speaks directly to a wounding perception that Mrs. Clinton is not forthright or transparent.

After months of saying she used a private email for convenience, and that she was willing to cooperate fully with investigations into her handling of official business at the State Department, the report, delivered to Congress on Wednesday, undermined both claims.

Mrs. Clinton, through her lawyers, declined to be interviewed by the inspector general as part of the review. And when staff members raised concerns about the wisdom of her using a nongovernment email address, they were hushed by State Department officials, who instructed them ďnever to speak of the secretaryís personal email system again.Ē

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Response to imagine2015 (Original post)

Thu May 26, 2016, 10:25 AM

1. I saw Steve Kornacki this morning with a graph showing

that only 19% of voters thought she was honest and trustworthy versus 35% for Trump.
That's not good at all for Dems. Still, I can't believe 35% thought that Trump was honest
and trustworthy.

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Thu May 26, 2016, 10:29 AM

2. Voters have two choices: Trump or Hillary. Needless to say, I stand with Hillary.

 

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Thu May 26, 2016, 10:50 AM

3. K & R!

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