Clinton Campaign’s Cover-Up Seen As A Big Blunder

Political operatives on both sides of the aisle say Hillary Clinton’s campaign dug her a hole she may struggle to climb out of by not disclosing her pneumonia diagnosis as soon as it was confirmed.

GOP operative Ford O’Connell, an adviser to the 2008 presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. John McCain — whose age and health was a focal point in the race — said Clinton again has to overcome a trust deficit on the campaign trail.

“Right now this is more of an issue for them because of the lying and secrecy,” he said. “Right now what they’re scrambling for is trying to regain trust and in politics trust is a very fragile thing.”

Read more from Jack Encarnacao at the Boston Herald

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