Claire McCaskill told This Week’s Martha Raddatz that Hillary Clinton lacked a credible challenger in the race for the Democratic nomination because her qualifications were scaring off the rest of the field.
“The bottom line is, she’s the most qualified,” McCaskill said. “Anyone can challenge Hillary Clinton if they would like to. The reason they’re not challenging her is because of her qualifications. You have a cast of thousands on the Republican side because it’s clear many of them are reading Cliff Notes to try to figure out this dangerous world.”
Raddatz asked why, if Clinton was so qualified, McCaskill endorsed then-candidate Barack Obama in 2008.
“That was a tough choice,” McCaskill said. “I am glad I don’t have that kind of tough choice this time. This is not a hard choice. I don’t think it will be a hard choice for America. This is a woman who’s tested, who has a strong resume of accomplishments in every important job she’s had. She doesn’t need to get briefed about the complicated world we live in.”
Watch the clip below, for whatever reason you’d have for doing that, via ABC News:
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