‘I Don’t Want to Hurt’ Them: Trump Expands On Reversed Decision to Not Prosecute Clinton


trumpDuring his meeting today with The New York Times, President-elect Donald Trump expanded on his decision to not ask a special prosecutor to look into Hillary Clinton like he said he would.

Throughout the 2016 election, one of Trump’s biggest rallying cries was about how Clinton must face justice for using a private email server and possibly exposing classified information while she was secretary of state. While some of Trump supporters accepted Trump’s decision to look ahead, others were not so impressed by the reversal.

As part of his broad interview with the Times, Trump was asked whether he would definitely not pursue charges against Clinton. This is what he had to say:

Trump also seemed ambiguous on whether he would also concern himself with the Clinton Foundation:

After winning the election, Trump hinted eleven days ago that prosecuting Clinton was not a major concern of his.

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