10.132.115.101

Subscribe to our mailing list

What Topic Matters Most To You?
View Privacy Policy

REPORT: Clinton Took a Nap as Election Results Rolled In

When she awoke, the “mood in the hotel had darkened considerably.”

CNN got an early copy of Hillary Clinton’s new book, “What Happened,” which promises to explain the 2016 election to supporters and critics alike, and the already advertised passages are eye-opening.

In a surprising admission, Clinton wrote that she took a nap on election night as the results were coming in.

Her campaign, Clinton writes, was perilously vulnerable at the time, though, and Election Day was downhill after voting. She writes that as her husband was nervously “chomping on an unlit cigar,” she took a nap as the results were coming in. When she awoke, the “mood in the hotel had darkened considerably.”

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump often criticized Clinton’s “stamina,” arguing she did not have what it takes to be president during a September debate.

By October, Trump’s criticism had made its way into an official ad from his campaign: