Skip to comments.RNC chair on Hillary: 'I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run'
Posted on 05/18/2014 11:47:10 AM PDT by kingattax
In what most political observers would say is some wildly wishful thinking, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said on Sunday that he doesn't believe Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.
"Given the month she just had, I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run for president in 2016," Priebus said on "Meet The Press." "I know a lot of people around her want her to run. And I think that they're purposely creating this environment [of inevitability] around her."
Priebus said he believes questions surrounding Clinton's health recently raised by Republican strategist Karl Rove, coupled with lingering questions about the attacks in Benghazi and her record as secretary of state will make her think twice about running for president.
"I don't think there's a graceful way to bring up age, health and fitness for a candidate that wants to be president of the United States," Priebus said. "I think the more important issue for me, as leader of this party, is, what's the record of Hillary Clinton? What was her record as a secretary of state? Benghazi, Boko Haram, Syria, Russia. Those are going to be the issues that I believe will cause her to rethink whether she actually wants to run for president.
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The MTV generation who still dont know what the word Bengazi REFERS to will vote for her....
I don’t think she wants to campaign, but she does want to be President.
actually, the hildebeast wants to be queen of the universe
Becoming a grandmother will take her out of the running.
She already is running. What a maroon
He’ll spend more of everything fighting Ted Cruz who’ll ignore him and go ahead and run against Hillary, the only candidate they have
He’ll look up from his golf game long enough to know when he’s being dissed by Cruz and to schmooze with the Chamber of commerce paying him what he thinks he’s worth. However, that chamber if commerce will be just as happy to dump him and go for Hillary
Agree. She has no record to run on. Her only assets are her sex and she married Bill. Woopee.
You think she’s more maternal than power hungry?
I’ve seen msm reporting where they talk disparigingly about priebus saying Clinton’s age is a factor. and that’s funny, because I remember those same people talking about bob doles age ad nauseum.
She is going blind. I don’t think she will run either.
That is not the issue - the issue is maintaining the Clinton strangle hold on power by maintaining their Mr/Ms Insider/Outsider status to keep Clinton Political - Industrial power base alive.
From 1992-2000 Bill was press and after that Hillary was a Senator and a Sec of State.
Now they have everyone enthralled at the inevitability (in some minds) of a Bill/Hill twofer return to the White House. This keeps the scam going until the 2016 elections as Hillary as defacto President in Waiting
After 2016 , both Bill and Hill will be pushing 70 and if they lose they can always run Chelsy to make sure they have a seat of power to work from
I don’t put anything past Hillary, including cosmetic surgery, adopting Obambi’s telepromptor, or proficiency to spin, parse, and lie. I bet she runs. Her ego is too big to let her just fade away.
Well, if the GOP can't get that message out between now and the 2016 elections, they need to be run out of town on a rail. The GOP needs to grow a pair, take off the kidd gloves, and start getting a conservative message out. In my mind, the primary message should be: Washington thinks they know how to spend YOUR money better than YOU do.
A gal on PJTV interviewed college kids who are totally in the tank for Hillary.
The only one who could name a single thing she had done as SOS said that her handling of Benghazi was the highlight of her career.
you got that right
I’ve seen interviews with Karl Rove in which he’s spoken in some detail about Hillary’s health issues, but I have not heard him say the words “brain Damage.” Did he use that term at some point, or is this just another example of the Democrats and their allies in the media twisting someone’s words around to try to discredit them?
the rats in the media have honed ‘word twisting’ to a fine art
Perhaps so. Unfortunately, that may very well be enough for her to both run and win on.
I noticed that as soon as the obamacare debacle hit the news she stepped forward. She's holding the place in the media on behalf of Dems so the awful Obamacare headlines don't dominate and erode socialized medicine further.
I think behind the scenes they're getting their new socialist nominee ready.
He's right...even Bill Clinton said Hillary took six months to recover. That's not a small illness.
If Preibus can’t see that she’s setting herself up for a run then he’s a moron and shouldn’t be at the top of the GOP.
These GOPe Reince Priebus types are delusional. It’s either that or outright deception. Hillary is already running. She’s had the makeover, her media agents are on it, and President Clinton, aka Slick Willy, is in campaign mode. That doesn’t mean she’s unified the Democrats. It’s clear to me she’s facing some opposition in those quarters, but Hillary is definitely running.
rinse is exactly the right chairman for the GOPe. he’s a clueless little roach
She is playing the stalking horse. Keeping attention away from the real candidates until they are ready to spring them on us.
“She already is running.”
It looks like we’ve reached the same conclusion. If you ask me, she’s already got the Botox injections lined up from now until November 2016.
Post #6 is absolutely correct.
“Becoming a grandmother will take her out of the running.”
ROFL! No need to use a sarcasm tag on that!
After all, that whole "term limits" amendment thing ratified by a bunch of racists would apply to the first "Africans american" president?
Anyone remember the fuss the press made about how old Ronald Reagan (R) was when he ran? The press said he was too old.
Or how old Bob Dole (R) was? The press said he was too old.
Or even how terrible old John McCain (R) was compared to Obama... The press said he was too old.
Seems the press is a bunch of liars, fools, or biased know-it-alls... How else to explain the reason age mattered soooooooo much when a person had an "R" by their name - but doesn't matter at all when there's a "D" beside the name... Can't wait to hear their self-servicing excuses... Jerks.
Did Priebus actually say that? Here is what I think he actually said:
“I actually doubt very much whether she actually will run for president in 2016, actually.”
There is nothing besides death that will prevent Hillary from running....
She is heir apparent to Obama throne...
The Clinton’s may depise the Obama’s but their socialist ideology will make strange bedfellows in the run up to 2016....
The GOPe fails to know the obvious- that your description if her is good enough for all democrats and their voters
That’s what we’re up against
It would never be good enough for a repub candidate. So what. When is it going to occur to people tgat there are two completely different standards??
What, are you kidding? At her age...she will walk.
Cory Booker or Deval Patrick. Gotta keep the race thing going.
Jeb & Hill 2016 "What's the Difference?"
The GOP could run Romney again and he won’t bring up any of it.
I vote power hungry. As she said herself, she did not stay home and bake cookies, or raise her daughter, either, for that matter.
Only if the realities of what health problems Herself, Madame Benghazi, the Cold & Joyless, become so very apparent they cannot be dismissed. Regardless of diminished mental capacity and perhaps muscular coordination problems that may exist, only a very public demonstration of that inadequacy is likely to derail what Herself has been pursuing for lo, these many years.
To all the other diagnoses that have been offered (stroke, coronary problems, probably diabetes), might we add a form of mental deterioration associated with dipsomania? Herself seems to have n almost unnatural craving for alcoholic drink in most any form, and while it has probably marginally affected her job performance for years, Herself is probably a relatively high-functioning alcoholic. But those years had to have taken their toll by now.
“Reset button”. That episode had to leave the Russians looking on in amazement all the while it was being played out.
Things have sort of gone downhill from there in our relations with Russia.
Shoot, I got one elsewhere telling me how much better Jeb would be than Hillary.
Here we go again. We are so ... out of luck.
Of course, I pointed out that Jeb gave Hillary award for ... wait for it ... her role as SOS WITH Benghazi and ... wait for it ... for the ACA.
Yeah, Jeb did that.
And I’m too cynical, I guess.
Same principal on Republican scandals versus Dem wrongdoing. No GOP scandal should not be sniffed out, enlarged, blown up, repeated, and searched for as long as needed to destroy its target. With Democrats, a thousand scandals isn’t worth reporting on even one. “Let’s move on.”
The woman has dedicated her entire life to get to where she is now - having the office of POTUS practically thrown at her despite no sane reason for her being POTUS. She obviously can’t be humiliated so if she doesn’t run it can only be because something way beyond her control is stopping her - like her health. And she looks really horrible - older than her years I think.
For a supposed feminist, she got where she is due to a man. Her only claim to fame is that he “wronged” her. (((shaking head in disbelief)))
Plus his name sounds like a guy who should be playing polo on one of his family’s estates.
Hillary fell down and broke her crown; then she did the “Humpty”.
Not in the least.
She has had a traumatic brain injury, most likely a stroke rather than something minor like a concussion. If you watch actual video of her rather than stills it is apparent that she has been unable to use both sides of her body equally for some months now.
The woman will be older than Reagan was when the Primaries begin.
Bad health, old age, alcohol problem, the pressure of the scandals she has been part of being investigated... I don’t see her able to hold up under the pressure of a primary.
I doubt she runs. If she does run, I predict her run ends with another stroke before primary voting.
the problem with that is. anything negative that happens to or around the hildebeast causes her numbers to go UP, not down.
I’m sorry, what?
You[re not paying attention. The Clintons would use that as a bumper sticker.
When people stop ascribing human, virtuous attributes, aspirations and qualities to these people, AND their supporters, we can get somewhere.
“I dont think she wants to campaign, but she does want to be President.”
Nailed it! The Flying Buttress wants the crown of power brought to her on a velvet pillow; she will then take it and place it upon her own head, like Napoleon.
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