Hillary Clinton decries attacks on 'legitimacy' of elections after calling Trump an 'illegitimate president'

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Hillary Clinton sounded the alarm on the "high-level attack" on the legitimacy of American elections during an appearance on "The View" after previously singing a different tune.

The former secretary of state was asked "how close" she thought the country came to a "full-on constitution crisis" following the events of Jan. 6.

"You know, I think we not only came close to a full constitutional crisis, I think we’re still in it," Clinton responded on Monday. "And that gives me absolutely no satisfaction in saying this because I think we’re at a very dangerous, continuing high-level attack on the legitimacy of our government and the election of our president."

However, the former 2016 Democratic nominee previously declared her GOP opponent Donald Trump was an "illegitimate president."

"I believe he knows he's an illegitimate president," Clinton told CBS in 2019. "He knows. He knows that there were a bunch of different reasons why the election turned out the way it did."

"I don't know if we'll ever know everything that happened, but clearly we know a lot and are learning more every day... (Read more)