Hillary Clinton talks impeachment, draws subtle parallels between Nixon and Trump

On Friday, Hillary Clinton gave a commencement speech at her alma mater, Wellesley College, reports CNN.

During the address, she likened the political environment that existed around the time of her 1969 graduation to the one facing current graduates.

In doing so, she drew somewhat subtle parallels between Richard Nixon and Donald Trump.

Clinton recalls that she and many of her classmates were "...furious about the past presidential election of a man whose presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice after firing the person running the investigation into him at the Department of Justice."

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She did close the line of commentary on a hopeful note, saying, "We got through that tumultuous time and once again we began to thrive..."

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Earlier this month, a bombshell report was released that claimed President Tump asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop the federal investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Following the report, the Atlantic noted it "will almost certainly strengthen a growing consensus among legal scholars that the president may have committed obstruction of justice, an impeachable offense."

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