Hillary Clinton gave advice to high-ranking US officials on Wednesday when they find themselves involved in Trump's impeachment investigation: "Tell the truth."
Clinton responded to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, who suggested figures such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Attorney General William Barr, and Vice President Mike Pence may find themselves in allegations Congressional Democrats are bringing against the president – just as Nixon administration officials have been linked to the Watergate scandal.
"Well," I think what many in the Nixon White House and in the administration came to the conclusion that it was right to tell the truth. Tell the truth, "said Clinton," and that would be a piece of advice to be shared with anyone involved [Trump inquiry]. Because it is clear that the President has taken a number of decisions to promote himself and his political fortunes at the expense of other affairs in our government and the US People you refer to are certainly aware of this. "
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Clinton, who served as Secretary of State from 2009 to 201
"It is really disturbing to see people in our government using them for ideological, personal, and power-based partisan interests that go beyond our county's best interests," Clinton said.
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Many Republicans would argue that Clinton s I need to worry about their own affairs, first and foremost an investigation into federal classified information regarding US State Department e-mails.
The Washington Post recently said, citing current and former US officials, that 130 current and former officials whose emails have reached Clinton's inbox in recent months have been contacted by investigators
Nick Givas and Morgan Phillips of Fox News contributed to this story.