Misogyny certainly contributed to electoral loss, says Hillary Clinton

"And layer on the first woman president over that and I think some people, women included, had real problems", she told a New York Times journalist at the ticketed women's empowerment event held each year.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said misogyny "certainly" played a role in her US presidential election defeat by Republican rival Donald Trump.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacted Friday to the U.S. strike on Syria, saying the USA needs a long-term plan to stop future attacks on civilians by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. "We should have been more willing to confront Assad", said Clinton.

Clinton did not mention Trump by name when discussing Syria, but concluded that the action in Syria the night before "serve as a reminder that "politics matter enormously". But the action taken last night needs to be followed by a broader strategy to end Syria's civil war", Clinton said, speaking at a Houston luncheon for Annie's List, a Texas group helping to elect Democratic women.

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Clinton on Friday urged the administration to "recognize that we can not in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them".

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"I didn't fully understand how impactful that was", said Clinton. "What [Vladimir] Putin wanted to do was sow distrust and confusion as well as influence our election", she said and added that its time USA political leaders act like "patriotic Americans". But her remarks on the election, and the role gender discrimination played in it, made headlines.

She said she spent a lot of time wrestling with the fact that 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump. "I really believe that we should have and still should take out his air fields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them", Clinton said Thursday in an interview with New York Times columnist Nick Kristof at the annual Women in the World Summit.

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