Hillary Clinton declares she is 'done with being a candidate'

Hillary Clinton has declared that she is “done with being a candidate.” 

She made the comment during a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning’s Jane Pauley who asked her, “Is your political career over?” 

“Yes. As an active politician, it’s over,” Clinton responded. “I am done with being a candidate, but I am not done with politics because I literally believe that our country’s future is at stake.” 

Clinton has been speaking out against policy actions the Trump administration has taken; towards the end of August, she agreed with a tweet which stated, “There’s NO reason for a transgender ban. Military isn’t asking for it. Americans don’t want it. This is about Trump embrace of hate. Period.” 

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Things I learned today. https://t.co/lM2xAjIg3H
On #InternationalWomensDay I'm thinking about this young girl, & all the others like her out there. 💪✨ https://t.co/u1fvzAt1BI
Good message anytime, especially now. #EmbraceAmbition https://t.co/7X21QLL4Wx
Thanks to Pres Johnson & the entire Wellesley community. And congrats to Wellesley's first NCAA crew champions, tha… https://t.co/7a0KcB1Hm0
Trump's own @DHSgov confirmed this weekend that the ban doesn't enhance security. But it foments fear & resentment. https://t.co/jbzGFBsKnF
With threats & hate crimes on rise, we shouldn't have to tell @POTUS to do his part. He must step up & speak out. https://t.co/QKKyXyuqNM
Congrats to @DNC chair @TomPerez & deputy @keithellison. Excited for strong, unified party standing for best of our country into the future.
Let resistance plus persistence equal progress…here was my message to Democrats today. https://t.co/7HpG7dDF6H
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the...Congress. https://t.co/TEAXDPEPrt
JCC threats, cemetery desecration & online attacks are so troubling & they need to be stopped. Everyone must speak out, starting w/ @POTUS.
If you're studying global health, or just want to feed your inner wonk, check out my wonderful daughter &… https://t.co/30VA9xJxNd
Thanks to Isolde Fair & her classmates for this inspiring song. I'm with YOU. 👏👏👏✨ Watch: https://t.co/3Gt7IbcAMn
Philippe's got his own way of saying things, but he has a point about the real consequences of fake news... https://t.co/a02sXiaHfp
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"She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." So must we all. https://t.co/JXROGHPNkH
I'm one of 100 million #SuperBowl fans that just went #Gaga for the Lady, & her message to all of us. https://t.co/8AoNqjwr1b
At 103, Ruline Steininger had an energy & vibrancy all should aspire to. My thoughts & prayers are w/ her family. https://t.co/LQ1qozY3NH
What I'm thinking about today: Khizr Khan: https://t.co/wrHK7IkBrG And a vet who fought with those now excluded: https://t.co/4LhNIT8xVo
I stand with the people gathered across the country tonight defending our values & our Constitution. This is not who we are.
.@MichaelNutter got a lot of great points into 140 characters here. We have to keep the momentum. https://t.co/Bd66lBPMEs
Scrolling through images of the #womensmarch is awe-inspiring. Hope it brought joy to others as it did to me. https://t.co/29oaMvk3hU
I stand w/ Nora Harren, a 17-year from Boise, ID, & every person marching for our values today. Onward! ✊✊🏾✊🏽✨… https://t.co/Zt8THPtAn8
'Hope Not Fear' Indeed. And what a beautiful piece by Louisa Cannell. #womensmarch 👊👊🏻👊🏼👊🏽✨ https://t.co/7h3Bzx79nB
Thanks for standing, speaking & marching for our values @womensmarch. Important as ever. I truly believe we're always Stronger Together.
I'm here today to honor our democracy & its enduring values. I will never stop believing in our country & its future. #Inauguration
Indeed. Bill & I have you in our thoughts & look forward to you both being back on your feet soon, wild socks & all… https://t.co/yUWSbJDnlH
Delighted that @NYGovCuomo proposed free college for ppl making <125K in NY. A plan @SenSanders & I worked hard on. https://t.co/V0aXjhxKpm
The holidays are a time to be thankful for our blessings. Let's rejoice in this season & look forward with renewed hope & determination. -H
I was greeted by this heartwarming display on the corner of my street today. Thank you to all of you who did this.… https://t.co/fWPOa4Bgzc
Hoping everyone has a safe & Happy Thanksgiving today, & quality time with family & friends. -H
"This loss hurts. But please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it." —Hillary
"Our constitutional democracy demands our participation, not just every four years, but all the time." —Hillary
“Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead.” —Hillary
"This is not the outcome we wanted. I’m sorry we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country."
"To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world."
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And last week, she retweeted a post by Univision anchor Jorge Ramos asking people to speak out against ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA. 

“No time to waste – we’ve got to fight with everything we’ve got to #DefendDACA. Thanks, @jorgeramosnews, for sharing these powerful stories,” Clinton added. 

During her interview with Pauley, she also took direct aim at President Trump.

“We have a reality show that leads to the election of a president," Clinton said. "He ends up in the Oval Office. He says, ‘Boy, it’s so much harder than I thought it would be. This is really tough. I had no idea.’ Well, yeah, because it’s not a show. It’s real. It’s reality, for sure.” 

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