Philippe Reines, a former top aide to Hillary Clinton, says the two-time failed presidential candidate has not ruled out running in 2020.
Though he admitted the scenario is “unlikely,’ Reines told Fox News personality Tucker Carlson that if Clinton still believed she was the best choice for the Democrat party, she would jump in the race.
Hillary doesn’t think she ever lost in 2016, so why wouldn’t she think in her own little fantasy world that she’s the best candidate to take down Trump?
“She ran for president because she thought she would be the best president,” Reines told Carlson. “If she thought she had the best odds of beating Donald Trump, I think she would think about it long and hard.”
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Top Hillary Clinton adviser Philippe Reines on whether Hillary has ruled out running for president in 2020: “No, she has not” pic.twitter.com/wLLItEF5Wo
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) October 24, 2019
Why Hillary is the Choice
The former Clinton advisor suggested that Hillary isn’t experiencing any dismay with the current crop of candidates and wouldn’t be worried about their performance in the campaign.
“She’s not running because she has any anxiety about the Democratic field,” he explained. “She really likes a lot of the people running. She knows them well. She thought about some of them for her vice presidency.”
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If that isn’t a Trump campaign ad in the making, we don’t know what is.
Reines went on to explain that Hillary might not simply be the best candidate to defeat the President, but she is certainly, in his mind, the best person to govern in a post-Trump era.
“There might be a reason that she’d be the best person, not only to beat Donald Trump, but to govern after Donald Trump,” he surmised.
The American people rejected the notion of a third Barack Obama term in 2016. The likelihood they’ll want to go back to being governed like that is slim.
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Don’t tempt me. Do your job.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 8, 2019
Is It Going to Happen?
Reines would later note that a Hillary campaign would be “unlikely” and he has a better chance of winning the Powerball than of her running again in 2020.
Carlson, to the contrary, thinks the signs are there that she’ll step back into the arena.
“Why are we ignoring the obvious?” Carlson said. “Of course she’s getting in.”
The Fox News host pointed to Clinton’s recent bizarre smear of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who is running in the Democrat primary, as evidence.
Clinton recently suggested the Russians are “grooming” Gabbard in an attempt to rig the 2020 election and that the military veteran is actually a Russian “agent.”
Hillary Clinton doesn’t say Tulsi Gabbard’s name, but her target was clear: The Russians are ‘grooming her to be the third-party candidate’
More w/ @brikeilarcnn: pic.twitter.com/W0x5rK5WeF
— Dan Merica (@merica) October 18, 2019
“Hillary Clinton weighs in out of nowhere the other day and attacks Tulsi Gabbard, calls her a Russian spy,” Carlson analyzed. “My theory, and I think it’s true — and someone who worked for the Clintons for years confirmed it for me today — the Clintons don’t do anything haphazardly, accidentally, everything is strategy.”
President Trump taunted Hillary and said the “crooked one” should definitely give it a third go-around, but suggested she’d have to “explain all of her high crimes and misdemeanors, including how [and] why she deleted 33,000 emails.”
A recent report showed bettors in England have been putting their money on Hillary Clinton, more so than any other candidate, to win the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.
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Some people have no shame. Take Hillary for example. She hasn’t ruled out running in 2020. That’s a lie. I sure hope the AG hasn’t ruled out sending this traitor to prison for the rest of her miserable traitor life.
one could fill a book with all the stories bubba told his gf’s about her.
She will be swamped by the number of ballots that will vote against her! Go play with the grandkids and say the hell out of the race for 2020!
Hillary chose the wrong career…she should have been a stand up comedian. With thoughts like ” I don’t think I ever lost in 2016″ just make the people laugh like crazy. Crazy liberals….you gotta love them! Or not.
i just read where she might run for president again,smh. first why the hell isnt she in jail for all her crimes that Comey left her off on. two why in all gods green earth does she still have the ability to get a security clearance.
Before anyone votes for that ‘incompetent criminal’ people need to be aware of her questionable record before she went to Washington. Since then has been a mess but many don’t know about the ‘before’ side of her story. Horrible choice to let her back into Washington in any capacity.
She has to run to run for President to stop “AG Barr’s mass indictments of her and her 3677 classified documents as 3677 felonies found on her private server owned and operated by the Chinese government who hacked them all including the 30,000 she destroyed!! That indcitment is coming down by the end of 2019 and she would be on trial for them during the 2020 election!!!! The American people will totally reject her if those 3677 felonies are on trial!! She will lose again in the 2020 election!!! Go get her AG Barr!!!
and we haven’t ruled out your going to Leavenworth.
Oh puh-lease. No one wants her to run, except maybe people who hate her so much they want to see her fail again. Even those who liked her are beginning to question her sanity after spinning these conspiracy theories about Jill Stein and Tulsi Gabbard being Russian agents. Not that Hillary isn’t big on conspiracy theories; remember the “vast right-wing conspiracy”. She’s always blaming others for her failures, and that’s never a good thing. Remember President Dwight Eisenhower? Now there was a president. His motto was the buck stops here. That meant that any decision made by the executive branch was ultimately HIS responsibility. No one among the current crop of candidates – including the current president – has the balls to lay their butts on the line like that.
The only way to keep herself safe from going to prison is to be president. Of course she wants to try again.
“Do It, Just Do It!!! Then we all can call you a 3 Time Loser. We all know the 3 Strike Rule “YOU’RE OUT” Just Do It Shill-ery
ONCE…TWICE….THREE TIMES A LOOSER….Lionel Richie song is just made for her a great song to sing on the way to the ballad box………PERIOD….
For some people who still live in actual world, she is worse than having the dry cleaners iron your suit; she is the coffee stain you got on your way TO work. Hillary has no sense and likely will not get any cents either. Bill is no saint, but how he can even live in the same house (if he does) is beyond some form of sainthood. That, or his brain is equally fried. And yet – the media gives them space. The only motive for that is MSM’s unassailable greed for profit and bleeding headlines. At some point, this will become a case of abusing the elderly, abusing the infirm, giving them hope when there really is none, and taking their money just to maintain appearances. Some ambitious lawyer should probably already be drafting the documents.
I would love to watch all those STUPID Democrats CRY again.
This is their favorite time of year.
Pelosi is using it!!!!
I just wish she would hop on her broom and be gone!
Dream on Hillary
Wake Up Hilary nobody is going to vote for you the one percent of radicals out there may vote for you but nobody else will
That’s how she feeds.
Has she recovered from falling and hitting her head on the urinal?
Run, Hillary-Killary, run ! We would all love to see what you do when you are DEFEATED again. More people want to vote AGAINST you now than then. Losing would give you the opportunity for you and your evil little clone to come up with 10,000 more excuses for losing . fACE IT, YOU OLD LIAR, NO ONE WANTS A LYING OLD CRIMINAL AS PRESIDENT.
I am so glad that KILLARY might run again!! I WANT TO SEE HER GET BEAT DOWN AGAIN!! SHE COULDNT MAKE DOG CATCHER, MUCH LESS PRESIDENT!!!
Hildabeast you haven’t killed all of the skeletons in your closet.Wait until you try a crack at the title.Maybe you can get Carlos Danger to help you out???
yes but just think of all the foreign money that would be pouring into the Clinton Foundation so they could spend 10% of it on Charity.
Just IMAGINE IF she had been President and what this country would look like NOW ! On the Brink of a total Collapse. NO JOBS, MORE WELFARE, NO HEALTHCARE, NO MONEY in your paychecks… and MORE CORRUPTION in WDC ! She is the QUEEN of CORRUPTION.
NO SHE DID NOT!!!!
Did you see Slick Willie in that Tight Sexy Blue Dress?
Epstein loved it and made him wear it on the Lolita Express!
I think you’re being a little harsh, after all, in two terms in the Senate, she masterfully negotiated naming a historic site in New York, not to mention renaming a post office and a highway. No easy task especially if you had just got caught renting out the Lincoln bedroom and stealing the china and silverware from the White-house. All this while the Clinton’s were “dead broke”.
Well not Arkansas. She only moved there for him. She’d probably be lurking in Chicago – that cesspool of corruption.
Actually, everything she’s accomplished was on Bill’s coat-tails. She would still be in Ark if not for marrying Bill.
Hillary reminds me of Lenin’s evil, ugly wife Nadejda Krupskia.
I hope that Hillary gets drunk, walks her dog in the woods, and just shuts up.
She can’t stand losing….news flash, you lost when you married Bill
AND SLICK WILLIE looks better than her in that tight, sexy Blue Dress
he wore for Epstein!
She is a brainless deplorable!
This would be great! What a sh!t show it would be!
Maybe with the right combination of Geritol and Chardonnay, and no ticket for wobbling under the influence.
Do you think any of them would actually make it to the finish line…? LOL….
Rather than a primary and convention they could choose their candidate between Hillary, Biden and Bernie in a winner-take-all walker race.
I call her Cackles The Evil Hag!
you got that spelling right…. WITCH !
What I suspect the Democrats are planning is a contested convention that cannot decide between the Socialist clown pack currently running, none of witch have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning, and drafting either Hillary or Michelle as a “moderate” alternative. Wanna-bet…?!?!?