'I am done with being a candidate'.
Clinton is speaking out about the 2016 campaign, much of which is detailed in her new memoir, "What Happened", published by Simon & Schuster. "But I am not done with politics", she continued, "because I literally believe that our country's future is at stake".
When Pauley said that this merely energized some people and offended others who didn't personally feel deplorable at all Clinton adamantly stressed that she didn't buy that narrative.
Choking back tears, Clinton described the pain of attending Trump's inauguration - and listening to her victorious opponent's speech, which she called a "cry from the white nationalist gut".
After the election, Clinton said that she did a number of things to tiresome the pain, feeling "gob-smacked" and "wiped out".
"Can we talk about election day, " she asked gently."Did you have any clue what the outcome of that day would be".
On September 9, 2016, Clinton was speaking at the LGBT for Hillary gala in NY when she lumped Trump's supporters into two 'baskets'.
"I just went into the bedroom, laid down on the bed, i just thought 'Okay. It just stopped my momentum", said Clinton.
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"But I am not done with politics".
CLINTON: Well, I thought Trump was behaving in a deplorable manner...
"There were a large number of people who didn't care", Clinton said. It did not matter to them, ' Clinton said.
So effective that his win still seems to shock Clinton, 10 months after election night.
In her CBS interview, Clinton admitted the memories of her loss are still "very painful". It hurts a lot'. "And I should've done a better job of demonstrating, 'I get it, '" she told Pauley. 'I'd been working on a victory speech'.
PAULEY: The Clinton's had acquired the house next door to accommodate White House staff and security during a second Clinton administration. "'And, you know, Bill just kept saying, "Oh, you know, that was a terrific speech", tryin" to just kinda bolster me a little bit'.
As to how she dealt with the huge political blow, she cleaned, took plenty of long walks in the woods, and discovered the benefits of yogic breathing. And, you know, my share of Chardonnay. 'It was a very hard transition.
The erstwhile presidential hopeful opened up about what she thinks was the biggest of her mistakes: using a personal email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
'I was godsmacked, wiped out, ' she said.