Tag: Hillary Clinton

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hillary Clinton says she does not support the agreement

Hillary Clinton has broken ranks with Barack Obama and criticised the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, saying it will not do enough to create American jobs or “advance our national security”.   The former US Secretary of State, who is a leading contender for the Democratic nomination for President, said she was “not in favour” […]

Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan for Major New Gun Restrictions

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton unveiled a sweeping gun control proposal Monday that included closing the “gun show loophole” and allowing victims of gun violence to sue firearm manufacturers.   Under the plan, which comes in the wake of a mass shooting at an Oregon community college that left 10 people dead last week, Clinton […]

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, in Dueling Speeches, Focus on Transgender Rights

In a forceful speech on Saturday to an influential gay rights group, Hillary Rodham Clinton reaffirmed her support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans.   Hours later, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who is contemplating his own presidential run, stood before the same organization and praised Americans who have fought for gay rights. […]

Cables Show Hillary Clinton’s State Department Deeply Involved in Trans-Pacific Partnership

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday attempted to distance herself from the controversial 12-nation trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. During her tenure as U.S. secretary of state, Clinton publicly promoted the pact 45 separate times — but with her Democratic presidential rivals making opposition to the deal a centerpiece of their campaigns, Clinton now asserts she […]

Clinton: ‘I’m proud to stand with Planned Parenthood’

“Republicans like Scott Walker and Jeb Bush are calling to defund Planned Parenthood, the country’s leading provider or reproductive health care, and they are joined by Republicans in Congress who will not waste a minute in voting to make that happen,” she said, in a video message posted on Twitter.   Read the tested and […]

Speech on Khamenei Website: Hillary Clinton ‘Confessed’ That US Created ISIS

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a speech last month repeated his periodic claim of a U.S. hand behind the creation of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and the posted text alluded to a year-old conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton had admitted as much in her memoir.   “Some Americans have […]

Trey Gowdy asks Hillary Clinton to appear twice on emails, Benghazi

“If that hearing results in assurances the public record is indeed complete, the Committee will schedule Secretary Clinton’s public hearing with respect to the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi no later than June 18, 2015, with specific date being selected after consultation with you,” Gowdy wrote.   Gowdy added in the letter that he is […]

Billie Jean King’s LPAC launches Lesbians4Hilary to support Hilary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has garnered one of her first major endorsements in run bid for the White House: The nation’s largest lesbian political action committee.   The group, LPAC, launched Lesbians4Hillary on Monday to support the former First Lady’s bid to become the nation’s first female president.   Lesbians4Hillary, co-chaired by pioneering tennis great Billie Jean […]

In Clinton Emails on Benghazi, a Rare Glimpse at Her Concerns

It was a grueling hearing. A month after the September 2012 attack on the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, House Republicans grilled a top State Department official about security lapses at the outpost.   Later that day, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton tapped out an email to a close adviser: “Did we […]

Hillary Clinton says Russian-backed rebels likely shot down plane

The White House has reacted to the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine by criticising Russia’s support for separatist rebels and urging the Kremlin to take “concrete steps” to ease tensions in the country. A series of remarks by Barack Obama, Joe Biden and John Kerry stopped short of directly blaming pro-Russia […]