When Hillary Clinton’s decision not to run again for the presidency came out on Monday, President Trump was quick to air his feelings on Twitter – but he wasn’t expecting her response.
In an interview on Monday, Clinton quashed rumours that she planned to make another bid for the White House in 2020. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” she told Tara Rosenblum of News 12 The Bronx.
Rather than running for election herself, Clinton will take an active role by working with other Democratic candidates to secure a victory for her party. “What’s at stake in our country, the kind of things that are happening right now are deeply troubling to me,” she said. “We have to work really, really hard to make our case to the American people.”
As the field of Democratic candidates continues to grow, Clinton has already held private meetings with some of the candidates. “I’ve told every one of them, don’t take anything for granted, even though we have a long list of real problems and broken promises from this administration that need to be highlighted,” she said.
“(Crooked) Hillary Clinton confirms she will not run in 2020, rules out a third bid for White House.” Aw-shucks, does that mean I won’t get to run against her again? She will be sorely missed!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 5, 2019
Trump, ever eager for an opportunity to trash his former opponent for the presidency, quickly took to Twitter with his feelings on Clinton’s decision not to run.
Unsurprisingly salty at the president’s continuing negative comments about her two years after the 2016 election, Clinton responded in the best way possible: with some Mean Girls sass, courtesy of Regina George.
She clapped back with a GIF of Rachel McAdam’s Regina, featuring the iconic quote “Why are you so obsessed with me?” And Twitter lost its mind.
Trump is desperately trying to figure out how to tweet out GIFs… that will take him 6 months at least
— Roland Scahill (@rolandscahill) March 5, 2019
Whether we love or hate Hillary Clinton’s own ideas, this magnificent diss against a president who has continually victimised the LGBT+ community and tried to define transgender people out of existence is spot on. On Wednesdays, we’re on her side.
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