‘Just More Political Rhetoric’: Hillary Grilled Again About Goldman Speech Transcripts
Hillary Clinton got into a pretty heated exchange with a voter at MSNBC’s Nevada town hall tonight who grilled her on her refusal to release the transcripts of her Goldman Sachs speeches.
The man asked, “Why are you hesitant to release transcripts or audio/video recordings of those meetings in order to be transparent with the American people regarding the promises and assurances that you have made to the big banks?”
“I am happy,” Clinton responded, “to release anything I have when everybody else does the same, because every other candidate in this race has given speeches to private groups, including Senator Sanders.”
She repeatedly insisted that she’s been very tough on Wall Street, but the man insisted he wants to know this is not “just more political rhetoric” and implored her to “release those transcripts so that we know exactly where you stand.”
Clinton said people know where she stands because of what she’s said in public.
Bernie Sanders‘ campaign tweeted this out in response tonight:
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) February 19, 2016
That link is to a website with only one thing on it: a clock counting down every single second that’s passed since Clinton said she would look into releasing the transcripts. It’s been over 2 weeks now.
Watch the town hall moment above, via MSNBC.
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