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Clinton's team was impressed by Marco Rubio

A Hillary Clinton team email


A Hillary Clinton team email



Hacked emails from John Podesta reveal some close Clinton monitoring of Marco Rubio, including his presidential announcement speech on March 13, 2015.

"A few notes from the Rubio announcement," an aide tells the team. "He gives a good speech, and sounded much more reasonable, populist and accessible than much of the rest of the GOP field. Felt more like an inspiring Democratic speech than a GOP candidate, outside of foreign policy, repealing Obamacare and choice. Lots of references to "our generation" (I.e. Him and younger voters) vs. "their generation" (them being us, Jeb, his opponents, Washington). I assume we're sticking to leaving Rubio response to the DNC, but wanted to flag for anyone who didn't get the watch."

[Last modified: Friday, October 7, 2016 6:32pm]


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