Hillary Clinton Responds to Donald Trump’s Suggestion for Her to Run in 2020: ‘Don’t Tempt Me’
President Donald Trump urged former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020 “to try and steal it away from” Sen. Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren (D-MA) earlier today.
Clinton gave a response that will only fuel the rumor and speculation that she will make her third bid for the presidency next year.
Don’t tempt me. Do your job.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 8, 2019
Clinton has recently been on a press junket, hoping to make herself a relevant figure within politics once again. With the Democratic field in shambles as front-runner Joe Biden’s behavior in Ukraine is under the microscope, the egomaniacal former first lady may have her sights set on another presidential run.
“He knows he’s an illegitimate president. And I think his obsession with trying to undermine and discredit the work of all of our intelligence agencies, of the FBI, of other governments that were part of disclosing … information they had about interactions between the Trump campaign and allies of Trump with Russians, just speaks to the underlying illegitimacy of his presidency,” Clinton said during a recent PBS interview to promote the book “Gutsy Women” written with her daughter Chelsea.
“His obsession with me and this really absurd continuation of something that was investigated repeatedly and no wrongdoing ever found is another attempt to distract and divert attention from his own behavior,” she added.
Clinton has pushed impeachment of Trump in recent days over his media-created scandal with the Ukraine:
“I did not come to that decision easily or quickly, but this is an emergency as I see it,” Clinton said in an interview to PEOPLE. “This latest behavior around Ukraine, trying to enlist the president of Ukraine in a plot to undermine former Vice President Biden or lose the military aid he needs to defend against Trump’s friend, Vladimir Putin — if that’s not an impeachable offense, I don’t know what is.”
Political pollster Scott Rasmussen has speculated that a big announcement from Clinton is coming in the near future, perhaps during a massive Oct. 16 fundraising event set to be held at her home.
BIG: Big News for Hillary Clinton supporters coming at 10:30 EST!
(Note to political press: you should have bought those tickets for the October 16th event at her house.) https://t.co/0h9pRMn0o0
— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) October 7, 2019
“The Democratic National Committee and the Women’s Leadership Forum cordially invite you to dinner and conversation at the home of Hillary Rodham Clinton,” the Democratic Party wrote on their page for the event.
Tickets start at $35,000 per plate, and go as high as $50,000 per plate to be a “champion” of the event. It may be the venue where Clinton makes her official announcement that she will be challenging for the opportunity to lose to Trump yet again in 2020.