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Remember When Elizabeth Warren Said This About Hillary? [video]

In 2004, then Professor and now Sen. Elizabeth Warren succinctly explains how politics works– using Hillary Clinton as a perfect example.

She describes a conversation she had with then First Lady Hillary Clinton about pending bankruptcy legislation at the time. After discussing it with her, Hillary returned to Washington and encouraged her husband to veto the bill, which he did. Hillary wrote about this and took credit for the veto in her biography. (Warren adds, “as she rightly should.”)

However, when she became a U.S. Senator, Warren points out, Hillary voted in favor of the same legislation, because she was beholden to the companies that had paid her to do so.

Warren says,

“As Sen. Clinton, the priorities are very different. It’s a well financed industry. A lot of people don’t realize that the industry that gave the most money to Washington over the past few years is not the oil industry, it’s not pharmaceutical, it’s was consumer credit products, the credit card companies. She’s taken money from them, and more to the point, she warns about them as a constituency.”

Crony capitalism at its finest.

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Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a political analyst for Fox News Radio and has appeared on television and radio programs nationwide. She writes about political, cultural, and religious issues in America from the perspective of an evangelical and former communications staffer. She was a communications strategist for four U.S. Senators, one U.S. Congressman, a former New York governor, and several non-profits. She earned her MA in Theology from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Follow her @bethanyblankley facebook.com/BlankleyBethany/ & BethanyBlankley.com.

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