Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton mentioned Thursday on CNN’s “Prime Time” that she believes there must be a “formal deprogramming of cult members” who assist former President Donald Trump.
“You’ve got seen what number of Republicans voted with Democrats to maintain the federal government open, so clearly there is a widespread sense and a sane a part of the Republican caucus within the Home,” Clinton mentioned. “However I feel they’re being intimidated. Quite a lot of instances, , they are saying and do issues they know Higher mentioned than carried out. It’ll take us defeating these most excessive measures and the folks selling them to be able to attempt to attain widespread floor the place folks can work collectively once more.
She continued: “That is the way it was earlier than.” I imply, we have had very sturdy partisans in each events up to now, and we have had very bitter fights over every kind of issues, like gun management, local weather change, the financial system, taxes. However there was by no means this little tail of extremism wagging the GOP canine as there may be right this moment. And it is unlucky that lots of these extremists, the MAGA extremists, are taking their orders from Donald Trump, who now not has any credibility by any measure. He’s in it just for himself. He now defends himself in civil and prison lawsuits. When will they break up with him? , as a result of in some unspecified time in the future, , there could also be a necessity for formal deprogramming of cult members. However one thing has to occur.”
Clinton added: “At this level, I feel, sadly, he’ll nonetheless be the nominee and we’ve got to defeat him and we’ve got to defeat those that deny the election, as we did in 2020 and 2022, and we simply must defeat him.” Be smarter about how we attempt to empower the precise folks throughout the Republican Get together.
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