Hillary Clinton is sick of the "lock her up" hypocrisy.
During an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers to promote her new Apple TV+ series Gutsy, Clinton expressed to Meyers how ridiculous she found the double standard surrounding Donald Trump's classified documents.
"Just for the history books, do you know how many classified documents I had?" Clinton began, after Meyers brought up the scandal. "Zero! Zero. You can't make this up. The lies they told, the heated rhetoric, 'lock her up', all that nonsense - it was totally political, divorced from reality. Now, we have a serious problem," Clinton continued, emphasizing the danger of sensitive information being in these documents.
The former secretary of state went on to describe her own experience with classified documents, recalling how they were often secured in a briefcase handcuffed to an official.
"I don't care what political party you are, but come on, cut the hypocrisy," said Clinton. "This is a threat to our national security. Somebody would actually have in his country club storage room, his desk, his bedroom, top secret information. And you have to ask yourself, 'why? What was he gonna do with it? Who was he giving it to? Or what had he already done with it?'"
"Unlike those guys, I'm not saying 'lock him up'," Clinton concluded. "I'm just saying find the facts and follow the evidence wherever it goes."
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