When Ed Henry of Fox News interrupted Hillary Clinton’s scheduled sit-down with Iowans on Tuesday to ask if she’d field questions, Clinton’s response was not reassuring.
It’s been nearly a month since former secretary of state and 2016 White House contender Hillary Clinton answered a question from reporters. At a panel discussion in Cedar Falls, Iowa, she responded when a journalist asked if she’d take questions. (C-SPAN)
“I might,” she said to chuckles. “I have to ponder it. I will put it on my list for due consideration.”
After that consideration, she agreed.
The questions and their quick responses touched on a number of subjects that have been swirling around the candidate, including about the income she received from her speaking engagements and the on-going controversy over her private e-mail system while Secretary of State. Our Robert Costa breaks down the questions and response.
By our count, from our Clinton clock, it had been 40,150 minutes — nearly a full month — since Clinton last answered a question from WMUR-TV in New Hampshire. But today, the clock has been reset.
Last question answered: May 19, 2015, 12:15 p.m. Five minutes of questions from various reporters following a group meeting in Iowa. Questions from dealt with her emails, income from speeches, Iraq.
Previous question: 40,150 minutes prior in New Hampshire.