Fiorina: Hillary’s Policies ‘Bad For Women,’ Hypocrite on Women’s Rights

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina argued that Hillary Clinton is a hypocrite on women’s rights and that her policies are “bad for women” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

Fiorina said, “just to reassure people that the left is an equal opportunity opposer, I have been called a threat to women’s health because I’m pro-life. My candidacy has been called an offense to women because I don’t agree with the litany of the left. And it’s why I gave a speech recently about talking about women in America, and saying we as conservatives have to take this conversation back. We cannot continue to allow women, who are 54% of voters now, we’re the majority of the nation, we can’t just give up on the women’s vote. We have to talk directly to women about why our principles work better.”

She added that there is a double standard in how the left treats conservative women versus liberal women and “one of the things I want to point out, and will continue to point out, is the policies that Hillary Clinton, for example, is espousing, the policies that Bernie Sanders is espousing, are bad for women.”

Fiorina also addressed the Clinton Foundation’s acceptance of donations from countries who mistreat women, saying, “it’s called hypocrisy. It’s one thing to go to China in 1998 and talk about women’s rights in a big photo op, and it’s another thing to actually have your actions match your words. And honestly, I think it’s why so many people are tired of politics because in politics, and Hillary Clinton is a master at this, President Obama’s a master at this, it’s about giving a good speech, it’s about wonderful words. But,0 in the real word that we all live in every day, people know actions speak louder than words. People know that if your actions don’t match your words, which Hillary Clinton’s actions do not match her words, then you’re not trustworthy as a leader.”

She also addressed Hillary’s actions after the Benghazi attack, stating “let’s back up, just for a moment, and say, imagine what you’re thinking if you are a terrorist, or an enemy of the United States, and you know that a terrorist attack has just occurred, that Americans have been murdered, and then you watch while the secretary of state and the president of the United States, lie, say, ‘Gee, this was a videotape.’ What do you conclude from that? you conclude from that, ‘Huh, well, I guess we can go on, we’re not going to get pushback.’ What do you conclude when a year later, there’s been a single arrest made of a videographer in LA and one other guy — pardon me, there were two arrests. One guy in Libya, who rots in some Manhattan jail. What do you conclude? You conclude this is a nation that lacks the resolve to pushback and challenge our adversaries. Never mind the incredible disrespect paid to the fallen and to the families of the fallen when Hillary Clinton stands over their caskets and sort of continues this fiction.”

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