Sunday on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Bloomberg’s Mark Halperin said Hillary Clinton is no longer the front runner in the 2016 presidential election because of her silence about the scandal brewing since last weeks reports that while serving as Secretary of State, Clinton was exclusively emailing all official State Department business using her private email account.
Halperin said, “I said a few weeks ago on this show I thought she was easily the most likely president of the United States. I now think not only is she not because of this as a symptom and a cause, I now think she is not only not easily the most likely, I don’t think she’s any more the most likely.”
He added, “What she’s doing here in terms of lack of response, lack of a sense of what people think of her and combined with what I thought was an extraordinary weak performance at her Emily List speech the other day. Her husband can get through these things because he’s a politician of a lifetime. She can not. If this is the way she’s going to run her operation, if this is the mind-set she’s going to have, I don’t think she’s going to be president.”
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