By Jim Stinson, Lifezette
Terrorism is not a national threat, Hillary Clinton told an affluent audience in a paid speech to the Global Business Travelers Association in 2013.
Clinton was paid $225,000 for the Aug. 7, 2013, speech. In it, she said the nation is not threatened by terrorism, even after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, according to an excerpt uncovered in a fresh round of hacked emails published from Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta by WikiLeaks Monday.
The threat is more aimed at individuals — especially those abroad, she suggested.
“It’s not a threat to us as a nation,” Clinton said. “It is not going to endanger our economy or our society, but it is a real threat. It is a danger to our citizens here at home, and as we tragically saw in Boston, and to those living, working, and traveling abroad.”
The rise of home-grown terrorism by ISIS, within U.S. borders and in Europe and Asia, proved Clinton wrong rather quickly…
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