Hillary Clinton still willing to challenge election results

On Monday, during an interview promoting her new book, Hillary Clinton said that she would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election.

“I wouldn’t rule it out​,” Clinton told National Public Radio on Monday.

The interviewer, Terry Gross, seemed floored by the revelation and asked,“So what are the means? Like, this is totally unprecedented in every way.”

Clinton agreed but admitted that there was no precedent for how to move forward.

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WASHINGTON, DC - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic Nominee for President of the United States is interviewed by Politics and Prose co-owner Lissa Muscatine concerning Clinton's new book 'What Happened' at the Warner Theater in Washington DC Monday September 18, 2017. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton signs copies of her book, 'What Happened' at Barnes & Noble Union Square on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signs copies of her new book 'What Happened' during a book signing event at Barnes and Noble bookstore September 12, 2017 in New York City. Clinton's book, which focuses on her 2016 election loss to President Donald Trump, goes on sale today. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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“I don’t know if there’s any legal, constitutional way to do that​,” she said, adding, “There are scholars, academics, who have arguments that it would be, but I don’t think they’re on strong ground. But people are making those arguments. I just don’t think we have a mechanism.”

Clinton also insisted that even if the roles had been reversed and she had been the one to win the election, she would still want to move forward with an investigation into the Russian interference in the election.

“Let me just put it this way — if I had lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College and in my first day as president the intelligence community came to me and said, ‘The Russians influenced the election,’ I would’ve never stood for it. Even though it might’ve advantaged me, I would’ve said, ‘We’ve got to get to the bottom of this.’ I would’ve set up an independent commission with subpoena power and everything else,” she said.

The interview was part of a promotion for Clinton’s new book, What Happened, which tells the story of the election through her eyes.

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