Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has raised nearly $5 million to fund efforts to push for a recount in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. This has led to speculation over what Stein hopes to gain from a potential recount or if she is being used by billionaire investor George Soros or Bill and Hillary Clinton. ‘Stacy on the Right’ Show Host Stacy Washington weighed in on the potential factors driving the push for a recount.
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“I saw something interesting this morning on ‘The Hill’ by writer Mary Chastain and she talked about the big deal with Donald Trump saying that he wouldn’t go forward with prosecution on Hillary emails, Hillary Clinton’s email scandal,” Washington told the FOX Business Network’s Charles Payne.
Washington suggests that Trump’s forgiveness of Hillary Clinton shifts her out of the spotlight she desires.
“I thought it was interesting, she [Mary Chastain] points out that the thing that the Clintons crave the most is power and to continue to have influence in Washington, D.C. And by forgiving her he would take away that spotlight.”
Washington explained that this has led to the speculation that Stein’s push for a recount is actually part of a plot by the Clintons to contest the election results without having their names associated with it.
“This connects to Jill Stein in that I’ve seen a lot of discussion online about people really suspecting what you just said, that this is really a ploy by the Clintons to get the recount done without having their name attached to it.”
According to Washington, the election results should be put to rest so America could look to the future.
“I find it hard to believe that Jill Stein would be used in that way. But I think it’s unfortunate because it’s time to move on, we’re in the transition and President-elect Donald Trump will be seated and inaugurated in January of 2017 and that’s what we need to be looking towards.”