Hillary Clinton projects invincibility, so it was shocking to many that she fainted today and suffered concussion. She's now resting to recover from her fall and the case of stomach flu that caused her to faint.
Since she's unwell, Clinton has pulled out of testifying in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's hearing next week on the 9/11 Benghazi attack.
Hillary's withdrawal may spur conspiracy theories and speculations that her fainting fit was staged to avoid the hearing. But it's utterly plausible that she's simply under the weather. Being Secretary of State is allegedly the most exhausting job in America - some say even more so than being president.
Apparently she is being treated by doctors, and hasn't been hospitalized.
These senate hearings have little creditably in my opinion, but I am sure the practice will continue. All the information needs to be accurately presented. As we have seen in the past, one minor slip can dramatically shift the results. Whoever testifies must be knowledgeable and confident. It should be a senior level expert who has experience testifying in these hearings. Is there a good substitute for Clinton, we don't know. It should be up to her and she should be give the choice -- not senators leading the hearing.
The press and congress will take phrases out of context to prove their side of the issue. These are "witch hunts" but people seem to want these. There is always something congress should look into.
@CanisCanemEdit I agree with your initial statement. But this incident all falls on basically what Amb. Rice said---and she was repeating what the intelligence community told her to say....There is no "smoking gun" here...Just more political posturing on the part of republicans...and nothing more....
If we don't like the findings, we will say it was a conspiracy and a cover-up. More investigation is needed, because we must keep digging until we find the answer we want! The public needs to understand we were not given accurate information so while it may appear that (whatever) happened, it didn't.
@marine1 goodness gracious! I predicted something would "come up"...I told family members "something will happen that she won't". Little did i know it would uhhh... Go down!! Hehehe LAUGHABLE. Purely laughable.
Oh boy. Get ready America for a lot of lumpy bumps in life. Just a heads up. :)
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@Sharpshooter I guess you're too young to know what I was referring to. The Smart Bush, when he was Pres, also had the stomach flu at a state dinner, fainted sideways and ended up barfing in the Japanese PM's lap.
FYI Stomach flu is almost always the result of being exposed to anthrax and arsenic. The docktors will cut out your colon, or treat you for colic, something like that. Once they get you under their care, they have innumerable ways to finish you off. Money is important. Once you run out of money, the "termination phase" begins. Your life is over.
Did they force you to run this story Mary? Yes i'm talking to you and I know you see it. It would be more appropriate to ask if you think she did this to avoid the hearings. Hell yes she did this to avoid the hearings, and the Republicans don't have a hair on their scrotum's if they don't postpone the hearings and force this two faced witch to answer for her actions.
@Thegrif No doubt. This is vintage Clintonesque politics. I can imagine them forcing Mary to run this crap. I would honestly like to file a complaint with regards to how she words these topics. Typical Liberal scientist.
@Calfkiller this crap kills me. If there is nothing to hide then what is the problem testifing? First Obama is all to willing to stand in front of America and the freakin UN talkin crap about a protest in Benghazi, for 17 days. Then we find out from State Dept. and CIA that his ass watched in real time video feed as 2 waves of terrorist attacked our embassy, with RPG's mind you, and within 2 hrs of the attack, we now know, the White House was informed (Obama), and if Obama wasn't told by his own damn staff then he needs to be impeached for being to damn stupid to even pick a competent staff, or if he was told, then he needs to be impeached for lying to the people he was elected to serve. But, when Obama is asked, what does he say, Executive privilege? Same thing he said when asked about the Holde dealr. Now Hillary is tryin the same crap? My ars!!! No way!!!
@Thegrif Bah!! what can you say? I want to vomit everytime something new comes out about this story. It's almost as sad as people lining up to vote for this charlatan. I'm almost through with the United States. I worry about my State and my family. I honestly hate to say it, but I have to protect myself, my sanity, and my family. You can't help people who can't help themselves. Half of voting America would follow this loon off a cliff like lemmings.
I got a flu shot a last last week. I have been getting a flu shot every year since I was 10 years old. I'd really think with the exposure and drain on her system, Hillary, and anyone else in hers or similar position, would get a flu vaccination.
@bsking ...my husband heard about this on the news tonight and he's not even politically minded...barely interested. His take was "how convenient"...lies, lies, and damn lies. I honestly thought she was better than this...