She reminds a corwd that she got more votes than Trump, who nevertheless won the election and the his day job….
The reporting of her comments is sure to draw a reaction from Trump….
At the India Today Conclave 2018 in Mumbai, Clinton told a crowd that the states she won represented a higher gross domestic product than the areas won by Trump.
“If you look at the map of the United States, there’s all that red in the middle where Trump won,” Clinton said. “I win the coast, I win, you know, Illinois and Minnesota, places like that.”
“I won the places that represent two-thirds of America’s gross domestic product,” she continued. “So I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward. And his whole campaign, ‘Make America Great Again,’ was looking backwards.”
Clinton defeated Trump in the popular vote but lost the electoral college after losing several states that had been reliably blue in recent elections including states such as Michigan which hadn’t gone for a Republican since 1988.
At the Mumbai event, the former Secretary of State said her opponent’s message appealed to racist and sexist reactions in modern society.
“You didn’t like black people getting rights, you don’t like women, you know, getting jobs,” Clinton said of Trump’s message. “You don’t want, you know, see that Indian American succeeding more than you are. Whatever your problem is, I’m going to solve it.”
Clinton also expressed hope during her talk that Trump would be challenged by a Republican in 2020…..