Van Jones: Hillary’s Email Conduct Is ‘Two Strikes’ Against Her, ‘Serious Set of Mistakes’ Which Are ‘Not Going to Go Away’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” CNN Political Commentator and former Obama adviser Van Jones stated that Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email conduct is “two strikes” against her, and Clinton “made a serious set of mistakes here,” which are “not going to go away.”

Jones said, “I think for Democrats, as proud as we are of Hillary Clinton and what she’s been able to do, and frankly, her command over every issue is so extraordinary, this is just a source of continued heartburn and rug burn for this campaign. And the reality is that, she has apologized again and again for the judgment, but it was bad judgment, and we’re now having to pay a cost in the campaign. I’d say it’s a strike against Hillary Clinton that she chose to use that email server. It’s a strike against her that she’s handled it in this weird way going forward. So, that’s two strikes against her.”

He continued, “The reality is that Donald Trump, unfortunately, strikes out every day, multiple times, day after day, week after week. And so, you’re dealing with two candidates that have made some mistakes. Donald Trump has never apologized for one of his. Hillary Clinton’s made a serious set of mistakes here, she’s at least apologized. I wish this could go away. It’s not going to go away. Congress will probably investigate. We’re going to keep talking about this. And I — nobody probably regrets it more than Hillary Clinton that she chose the server, but dadgum, I wish she hadn’t.”

(h/t GOP War Room)

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