- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared a few of her reminiscences with Queen Elizabeth II.
- Clinton stated she and the late Queen had privately remarked on being ladies leaders.
- The late Queen’s coffin was pushed from Balmoral Citadel to Edinburgh on Sunday.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared her reminiscences with Queen Elizabeth II as funeral processions have begun for the late monarch.
On CNN’s “State of the Union” with Dana Bash on Sunday, Clinton stated she and Queen Elizabeth II would generally share “wry” feedback about being ladies leaders on a global stage.
“I can not say that I talked at any size. Generally, there can be a wry alternate about how, as a lady chief, you all the time needed to have your hair performed,” Clinton stated on Sunday. “After all, she all the time seemed excellent, in contrast to a few of us. She had a way of favor that actually stayed along with her.”
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Clinton described the late Queen as a “image of a powerful, stalwart lady chief.”
“I knew that her sense of who she was and the position she performed actually ruled her life, from each second of it,” Clinton stated, including that she heard an attention-grabbing statistic that nine out of 10 people alive on this planet right this moment had been born after she turned Queen Elizabeth took the throne.
Clinton praised the Queen for her “devotion to obligation and her sense of obligation” to her folks.
“However I additionally noticed a extra playful and considerably humorous and really, extremely heat aspect of her as properly,” Clinton stated. “All the presidents, all the prime ministers, everybody that she met, I feel, noticed that twinkle in her eye, and perhaps had been fortunate sufficient to alternate pleasantries that went past simply the official greetings.”
Clinton added: “And that is how I felt. I felt very lucky to see her in several settings over the time that I knew her as first woman after which secretary of state.”