Hillary Clinton urges Democrats to keep fighting
Hillary Clinton has kept a relatively low profile since losing the election in November — a few public appearances and walks in the woods notwithstanding. But she has a new message for her fellow Democrats: “keep fighting.”
Appearing in a video message at the Democratic Party’s Winter Meeting in Atlanta on Friday, Clinton, who has stayed out of the Democrats’ contest for party chair, praised the Jan. 21 women’s marches across the country and other signs of public criticism of Trump
‘‘Let resistance plus persistence equal progress for our party and our country,’’ she said.
She also indirectly noted her popular vote victory, which Trump has insisted was not legitimate. ‘‘Nearly 66 million votes,’’ she said, ‘‘are fueling grassroots energy and activism.’’
Saying that being the Democratic candidate was “the honor of a lifetime,” Clinton urged Democrats to “keep fighting.”
“I’ll be right there with you every step of the way,” she said.
While Clinton has maintained a quieter profile since the election, she has commented publicly at select times during the Trump presidency.
When an appeals court rejected a Trump administration request to reinstate the president’s travel ban, she tweeted “3-0” in response to the decision, an apparent reference to the judges’ unanimous decision.