Chelsea Clinton had the perfect response to a Fox News segment about her mother Hillary
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Chelsea Clinton had the perfect response to Fox News running a segment about her mother on the eve of Biden’s inauguration.

She wrote on Twitter:

At Fox, it’s forever 2016. Tomorrow, here in 2021, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as our next president and vice president. My mom Hillary Clinton will be there.”

Rather than discussing Trump’s legacy on his final day in office, or looking forward to the Biden-Harris administration, Fox pundits discussed the 2016 presidential candidate’s “latest Russia conspiracy”, calling it a “never ending hoax”.

The basis of the story comes from comments Clinton made to Nancy Pelosi while the two women discussed the Capitol riots on the You and Me Both podcast. Clinton said:

“I hope, historically, we will find out who [Trump] is beholden to, who pulls his strings. I would love to see his phone records to see whether he was taking to Putin the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol.”

She and Pelosi agreed that a “9/11 type commission” should be set up to “investigate and report” on what happened to result in the riot. The FBI is currently investigating the claim that one of the rioters attempted to steal Pelosi’s laptop in a bid to sell it to Russia’s foreign intelligence service. 

Fox reported that Clinton and Pelosi were “blasted by [the] left” for “continuing to push ‘Russiagate’” and even compared their speculation that Trump has ties to Putin to the QAnon conspiracy theory.

As Chelsea Clinton said, her mother attended Biden’s inauguration alongside former president Bill Clinton. Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Mike Pence and Nancy Pelosi were all also in attendance, although Trump was notably absent.

Of the inauguration, Clinton said:

“Honoured to witness history today. May God bless Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as they take on the work of healing our nation. May we all fulfill our duty as citizens to help our country and our fellow Americans through the challenges ahead.”

She also recalled her joy at meeting Kamala Harris’s young niece at the event and 22 year-old inauguration poet Amanda Gorman.

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