Pence says Clinton should not compare to Lincoln

Laura Hankin5 hours ago Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Singing The'Dirty Dancing Song Will Make You Forget 2016     PAUL J. RICHARDS  AFP  Getty Images

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And not just any Lincoln, but Steven Spielberg's version. At that time, she said she needs a private and public position and said it was a tactic of Lincoln's.

In response, she said that she was referring to how Lincoln got the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery passed, as depicted in the 2012 Spielberg film Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln began trending on Twitter during the second presidential debate Sunday after Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton could not be compared to America's 16th president who was known as "Honest Abe". That was a great - I thought a great display of presidential leadership.

If you make different arguments to different people but on the same value about what you want done, you're trying to get them to understand your point of view, that's legitimate. You've got madness here! It is unsavory, and it always has been that way, but we usually end up where we need to be, ' Clinton said. Clinton has already stood accused of being too cozy with Wall Street - a characterization she disputes - and she's now on-record telling the business community that, in order to get things done, sometimes you need to have a public position and a private position.

But Clinton also spent much of her time not clarifying her statements, but going on a now-familiar rant about how the Russians may be responsible for these leaked speeches. So, you need both a public and a private position.

Clinton has refused to release her speech transcripts, but hacked emails included excerpts flagged by her aides as potentially problematic for the campaign. Other recent hacks of U.S. political institutions have been tied to Russian actors.

"Honest Abe never lied", he added. I want to know what the facts are.

After talking about Lincoln, Clinton reminded viewers that Russian Federation appears to be attempting to tip the scales in Trump's favor.

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