Clinton: US is witnessing an ‘all-out attack on core values of democracy’

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Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Wednesday night that the U.S. is “witnessing an all-out attack on core values of democracy”.

Clinton was giving closing remarks at the annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards in Washington, D.C. The awards honor women leaders in human rights, economic empowerment for women or political reform.

Though Clinton did not mention Trump or specifically reference his administration, she lamented, “we’re seeing a retreat from the commitment to embrace women’s advancement as an objective of U.S. foreign policy.”

“I don’t think it’s a coincidence that at the same time, we are witnessing an all-out attack on core values of democracy: free speech and the rule of law,” Clinton went on. “A war on truth, facts and reason. So women’s voices have always been vital, but never more so than right now.”

Clinton said America was in “a very bad spot.”

“I think it’s very unfortunate to contemplate but more can happen that would put our rights at risk, our freedom at risk, our values, our fundamental views about what it means to be Americans,” she said.

Clinton also took a shot at Fox News, accusing the network of “always trying to impeach me.”

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