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Trump slams Hillary Clinton for playing 'blame game'

IANS  |  Washington 

US President Donald Trump said his former Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, "blames everybody but herself for her loss" last November.

Trump's tweets came as CNN broadcast an interview on Wednesday with regarding the release of her new book, "What Happened", in which the former Secretary of State rehashes her defeat.

Minutes after the interview aired, Trump tweeted: "Crooked blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her loss.

She lost the debates and lost her direction!"

As in the book, used the interview to blame, among others, former FBI Director James Comey; Russian President Vladimir Putin; former Democratic rival Senator Bernie Sanders; and the US electoral system for her defeat, Efe news reported.

said she lost the presidential a week before Day when Comey told Congress he was reopening part of the investigation into the former First Lady's emails.

"That was the determinative day because it stopped my momentum," the 69-year-old said. "I don't blame voters for wondering what the heck was going on."

Regarding Sanders, said the Vermont senator committed the "political sin" of not unifying the party by withdrawing from the race earlier in the primaries, doing "lasting damage" to her campaign.



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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 01:04 IST