Franken: Clinton, Dems need to ‘move on’ from 2016 loss – The Hill

Sen. Al FrankenAl FrankenFranken: Clinton, Dems need to ‘move on’ from 2016 loss GOP super PAC seeks to tie Ossoff to Kathy Griffin The Hill’s 12:30 Report MORE (D-Minn.) said Thursday that Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton: Trump’s decision to leave climate accord a ‘historic mistake’ Franken: Clinton, Dems need to ‘move on’ from 2016 loss Goldman Sachs CEO rips Trump’s Paris decision in his first tweet MORE and other Democrats must “move on” from losing the 2016 presidential election to President Trump.

“I love Hillary,” Franken told Yahoo News Thursday. “I think she is very prepared to be president of the United States … and I think she has right to analyze what happened, but we do have to move on.”

Franken’s comments come a day after Clinton ripped the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the Code Conference in Ranch Palos Verdes, Calif. 

“I mean, [the DNC] was bankrupt. It was on the verge of insolvency,” Clinton said. “Its data was mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong. I had to inject money into it.”

Clinton also derided the media’s coverage of the private email server she used during her tenure at the State Department.

“[It was] the biggest nothing-burger ever,” she said. “They covered it like it was Pearl Harbor. There was no law against it, no rule against it, nothing of that sort. I was very responsible and not at all careless.”

Critics argued that Clinton may have jeopardized sensitive national intelligence by using a personal storage device at State.

Franken also argued during his interview that one way to move on was to work for the people who voted for Trump.

“We have to move on by proving we are a party that cares about a lot of the people who voted for Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWaters jabs at Trump for considering return of Russia compounds Bill Nye joins pro-Paris deal protests outside White House Ivanka Trump has already moved on from climate deal: report MORE,” he said. “We are the ones fighting for average, working people.”


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