Sanders regularly railed against the big banks and companies in Wall Street, and Clinton admitted that giving paid speeches to some of these corporations was a mistake, saying "I should have realised it would be bad "optics" and stayed away from anything having to do with Wall Street".
Most women who didn't vote for Mrs. Clinton will gladly, I daresay, live with the improved economy and lifting of regulations that helped the economy along. But at other times, it descends into the sort of score settling that is meant to immunise her from blame. "If you need proof that America can still get it right, there it is", Clinton writes. Clinton said "it's not useful to speculate" and then asked a series of her favorite questions.
Clinton went on to say that she felt she did well in the debates and was on the path to winning the election, but "unfortunately the (FBI Director James) Comey letter, aided to great measure by the Russian WikiLeaks, raised all those doubts again". "But I think in this time we're in, particularly in this campaign, you know, maybe I missed a few chances". "I don't think that will surprise you".
They were lined up outside a New York City bookstore waiting for the release of Ms Clinton's memoir, What Happened, in which she details what she believes led to her loss in the 2016 U.S. presidential race.
She said, "I searched really hard for that kind of understanding, and I didn't find it".
Lauer asked if Clinton believed that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation, but Clinton deferred to the investigation now underway by a special federal prosecutor.
Her publisher has given several excerpts to the media to promote the book, as is customary with new books in a social media-driven public relations age. In the end, we decided it would be better to just let it go and try to move on.
A December 2016 study from the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center said Clinton and Trump "received coverage that was overwhelmingly negative in tone and extremely light on policy", with Trump receiving the more unflattering treatment.