Obama camp’s Burton responds to Clinton weighing in on Wright: “…It’s disappointing to see Hillary Clinton’s campaign sink to this low in a transparent effort to distract attention away from the story she made up about dodging sniper fire in Bosnia.” Full statement here.
Clinton camp’s Singer fires back: “Senator Clinton was asked a question and answered it based on her personal views. Considering that the Obama campaign peddled a photo of President Clinton with Reverend Wright less than 48 hours after Sen. Obama gave a speech calling for a high-minded discussion on race, this latest attack is disingenuous.”
At Greensburg, Pennsylvania press conference, she carefully repeats statements from interview with Pittsburgh Tribune-Review editorial board Tuesday, where she said she would have left her church if her pastor made those kind of inflammatory remarks.
“I was asked a personal question and I responded as to what I would have done… and I feel very comfortable with that. I don’t think that’s negative.” Watch video above.
Also addresses Bosnia misstatement, conceding she made a “mistake,” says dialogue should be about her and Obama’s national security creds.