Hillary Clinton Says Half Of Her Cabinet Will Be Women


Hillary Clinton promised this week that if she wins the race for the White House, half of her Cabinet will be composed of women.

During MSNBC’s town hall with Clinton this week, host Rachel Maddow asked the former secretary of state how her Cabinet might look, citing Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who picked an equal number of women and men for his Cabinet following his election in November.

“[Trudeau] promised when he took office that he would have a cabinet that was 50 percent women, and then he did it. He made good on his promise,” Maddow said. “Would you make that same pledge?”

“I am going to have a Cabinet that looks like America, and 50 percent of America is women,” Clinton replied.

Maddow then asked Clinton if that was a “yes,” to which Clinton nodded. Read more at the Huffington Post.