Friday on MSNBC, Karen Finney, spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, dismissed the idea that transcripts of a speech her candidate gave on Wall Street were relevant to “undecided voters.”
Finney cited education and health care as two issues that she thought voters viewed to be more essential to the process that Clinton’s speech transcripts.
“Sen. Sanders is, you know, trying to use this to make an allegation to which he has absolutely no response when asked where is the proof,” she said. “So, you know, I think a lot of voters also find that very offensive. And more important, moreover, I have to tell you that if you are trying to figure out how to send your kid to college, if you are trying to figure out how to take care of a sick parent or wanting your child’s schools to be improved, this is not something you care about.”
“I mean, I understand, I think we understand the sort of media fascination with this,” she added. “But I’m just telling you, I mean, I have been out there on the road talking to voters. This never comes up. People want to know and I think we heard a lot of specifics from Secretary Clinton last night about the things she wants to do to help move our country forward as she talks about break down those barriers and was just talking about this morning, lift everybody up. That is what people really want to talk about. ”
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