In an exclusive interview with MSNBC on Tuesday in West Virginia, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton discussed the general election – and Trump.
When asked if Trump was qualified to be President, Clinton responded with this:
“He has given no indication that he understands the gravity of the responsibilities that go with being commander-in-chief. And that will be a big part of my campaign because, at some point, he’s going to have to be held to the standard we hold anybody running for president and commander-in-chief.”
Clinton shrugged off questions about Bernie Sanders, saying she’s really focused on the general election.
“We’re going to unify the party, and we’re going to have a great convention and we’re going to be absolutely focused on making our case to the American public against Donald Trump, and I think he (Sanders) will be a part of that,” Clinton said.
On the “woman’s card” issue, Clinton said, “We’re going to stand up and express our opinions. We’re going to claim what is rightfully ours in the workplace, in our society, in our economy, in our political system.”
MSNBC reported that Clinton was confronted by an angry coal miner on Monday who had lost his job and found one of her recent comments on the loss of coal jobs offensive. “I am well aware of the politics in West Virginia,” Clinton said. “It’s gotten increasingly challenging for Democrats to be successful, and unfortunately, the political partisan attack on the efforts by our country to move more quickly toward a cleaner energy future has taken a toll.”
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