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Bill Clinton Expresses Regret for Black Lives Matter Spat: ‘We Gotta Listen to Each Other’

bill clintonThe day after getting in a heated confrontation with Black Lives Matter activists at a campaign rally, Bill Clinton expressed some regret for the argument and said he should have done a better job listening to the protesters.

“I did something yesterday in Philadelphia. I almost want to apologize for it, but I want to use it as an example of the danger threatening our country,” he told students in Erie, Pennsylvania.

“I rather vigorously defended my wife, as I am want to do, and I realized finally I was talking past her the way she was talking past me,” he said. “We gotta stop that in this country. We gotta listen to each other.”

Clinton still defended his passage of a 1994 crime bill, but said the two sides should have been listening to each other instead of yelling. “We all have different experiences. We cannot learn anything until we listen,” he said.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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