Hillary Clinton subtly jabs Trump in speech with 'alternative reality' comment

As Hillary Clinton re-emerges onto the public stage, she seems to be having some fun poking at the Trump administration.

During a speech she gave at Georgetown University on Friday, she said, "As this institute has grown, so too has the body of evidence showing that when women participate in peacemaking and peacekeeping, we are all safer and more secure. Studies show — here I go again, talking about research, evidence and facts..."

According to the Washington Free Beacon, "The crowd cheered and applauded loudly for about 20 seconds as Clinton laughed and smiled."

The publication also points out that President Trump has been criticized in the past for making claims about wiretapping and climate change without offering evidence to back them up.

Clinton also told the audience, "Now, before anybody jumps to any conclusions, I will state, clearly, women are not inherently more peaceful than men. That is a stereotype. That belongs in the alternative reality."

She was likely referring to Kellyanne Conway's phrase "alternative facts" which the White House counselor had used to explain press secretary Sean Spicer's claim about the Trump inauguration's crowd size.

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