Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing if the FBI reopening the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will mean there could be a close enough election to be contested as happened in 2000, Republican strategist Ana Navarro said the voters “are faced with a choice between a bad person or a person with bad judgment. It is a very bad choice for the American people.”
Partial transcript as follows:
STEPHANOPOULOS: I don’t want to give everybody a heart attack, but you look at some of these numbers coming out right now, the variance between the national polls and the state polls. And Ana Navarro, do we end up in the kind of situation, is it conceivable, that we’re back in 2000 when one candidate wins the national vote and one wins the electoral college?
NAVARRO: I can’t do this without alcohol. I mean, you know, as a Floridian, the only thing I’m begging the people of Florida is please, please, please let us get this right. We can’t have…
STPHANOPOULOS: Make it another state?
NAVARRO: Look, I think that at the end of the day, this has not changed the loyalists, the staunch supporters on either side one iota. The question is what is it going to do to that very small percentage of people who have yet to make a decision. And it is — you know, does it disgust them to the point where they don’t participate? They are faced with a choice between a bad person or a person with bad judgment. It is a very bad choice for the American people.
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