Tag: Military

Democrat Jim Webb Blasts Hillary: ‘Clinton Disparaged Integrity of Marines’

John Nolte, Breitbart – November 16, 2015

Former-Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), who recently dropped out of the Democrat presidential primary, blasted Hillary Clinton for her improbable campaign tale of being turned away by a sexist, ageist Marine recruiter some 40 years ago. Using his verified Twitter account, Webb (a decorated Marine) said that “Mrs. Clinton disparaged integrity of [the Marines].” He appeared to accuse the Democrat frontrunner of fabricating the claim, and challenged her to prove it.

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Hillary Clinton’s Story About Marines Rejection Scrutinized after Retelling

Michael Walsh, Yahoo! Politics – November 12, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton resurrected a story that has been met with skepticism about how she was rejected by a Marine recruiter in the 1970s. The Democratic presidential frontrunner reminisced about her brief exchange with the young man during a small-scale event called Candidate Café in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday.

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Friend Says Clinton Tried to Join Marines as Exercise in Women’s Rights

Dan Merica and Jeff Zeleny, CNN – November 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s visit to a Marine recruiting office in 1975 may have been to explore whether women applicants were being treated fairly at the time, rather than an attempt by the Yale-educated lawyer to sign up for military service, a longtime Arkansas friend told CNN Thursday.

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