Hillary Clinton Says She's Done Running for Office

Kelly Massey
September 11, 2017

Hillary Clinton revealed that she doesn't plan on running for office ever again, but she won't be leaving politics in all of its forms entirely. It still is very painful; it hurts a lot. In the interview, Clinton said she knew she was going to have to "have to work extra hard to make women and men feel comfortable with the idea of a woman president". 'I am done with being a candidate'.

Not only did she only draft a winning-speech, but she also purchased a home next door to the Clinton family's NY property as a location for White House staff and security.

PAULEY: What you're saying is millions of white people.

'I was godsmacked, wiped out, ' she said.

Clinton expressed some regrets, including what she described as a failure to appeal to the outrage of the American worker. "I was grateful for the one billionth time that I had a husband who was good company not just in happy times but sad ones as well". "But I am not done with politics because I literally believe that our country's future is at stake".

But Clinton also acknowledged her own shortcomings, including what she said was a failure to articulate her understanding of voters' frustrations.

She told Pauley that her political career "as a candidate" is over, but that she plans to remain in politics.

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Hillary Clinton says she'll never run for office again, could have done 'better job' handling America's anger

But Clinton didn't stop at excoriating her rivals - even former Vice President Joe Biden, a Clinton campaign surrogate, wasn't safe from criticism.

Clinton also recalled her head-spinning distress on election night and the following morning, when giving her concession speech felt like "an out-of-body experience", she said.

And this is after eight years as senator from NY, 4 years as secretary of State of Barack Obama and eight years as First lady during the two mandates of her husband Bill Clinton.

"Oh, I think the most important of the mistakes I made was using personal email", she told CBS. "I knew that, but I believed that it was my responsibility to try to offer answers to it, not to fan it", she said, calling it a "mistake".

"I relied on several tools, one of which was prayer, and I was lifted up and blessed by a lot of people who sent me prayers, sent me spiritual readings", Clinton said Thursday.

She rebutted, "No, but they were already energized".

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