Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” in discussing former President Bill Clinton’s “pay the bills” reason for accepting large speaking fees from foreign donors who potentially worked with the State Department during his wife, Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd said Hillary Clinton “ate up a news cycle” with her immigration reform staged event.
Todd said. “It was a surprising rollout of her immigration policy, sort of the first time that she had rolled out any policy,”
Todd continued, “I think that was their one hope, that they could at least step on, hoping to slow down the Bill Clinton story. I always wonder—did they mean to roll out any policy before she actually formally announced? I bet you they didn’t, but then it was suddenly it was, ‘let’s eat up a news cycle and slow Bill down.'”
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