Friday at Georgetown University in Washington, DC., previous Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated President Donald Trump had “turned American diplomacy into a cheap extortion racket,” referencing the “whistleblower’s” complaint about Trump’s communications with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Clinton stated, “Just take a look at our Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, her clear eyed leadership has led your house to pass necessary legislation on everything from ensuring health care to protecting us from gun violence and don’t you believe it has to do with time the United States Senate did its job to vote on that legislation?”
She continued. “Of course, all of us know that she has actually just announced the opening of an impeachment questions into the President on the basis of evidence that he betrayed his oath of office to support the Constitution and safeguard and protect our nation. He has turned American diplomacy into a low-cost extortion racket. He has denigrated and, let’s be truthful, stabbed in the back the career foreign service officers who served bravely and selflessly no matter the politics of the administration that they are working under. And now they are caught in the crossfire. I was proud to serve with foreign service officers and civil servants at the State Department and I know firsthand they are worthy of the assistance and thankfulness of all Americans.”
She included, “Now sadly, we have known who Donald Trump is for a long time. We understood he was a corrupt business owner who cheated people. We knew he and his project invited foreign enemies to damage our elections. And now we understand that in the course of his duties as president he has endangered us all by putting his personal and political interests ahead of the interests of the American people.”
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