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Clinton Staffer: Hillary Was Speaking “Her Truth” That Russia, Comey Cost Her the Election

The Clinton campaign has a name for its “alternative facts,” and it’s “her truth”

Jennifer Palmieri

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton came under fire Tuesday for once again blaming WikiLeaks and FBI Director James Comey for her shocking loss in November’s election.

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday attributed her defeat in the 2016 presidential election to interference by Russian hackers and FBI Director James B. Comey, and declared herself to be “part of the resistance” to Donald Trump’s presidency.

“If the election had been on October 27, I would be your president,” Clinton told moderator Christiane Amanpour, the CNN anchor, at a Women for Women event in New York.

Many criticized Clinton for not taking more responsibility for the loss. Former Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri came to her boss’s defense on Twitter, arguing Clinton was speaking “her truth”:

And with that, there’s a new “alternative facts” in town.