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Carly Fiorina at CPAC: ‘​Mrs. Clinton, Name an Accomplishment.’

What to expect from Carly Fiorina at CPAC today:

I know Bibi Netanyahu. As I sat in his office five years ago, he spoke then of the dangers posed by Iran. He travels here next week not to offend our President, but to warn the American people that our President’s insistence on a deal with Iran at all costs is a danger to the world.

I know King Abdullah of Jordan. And I applauded his leadership when his response to the beheading of a Jordanian pilot was to immediately execute two convicted terrorists and begin bombing. He came to this country seeking support and he has still not received it. Neither have the Kurds nor the Ukrainians. When the Egyptians bombed targets in Libya in response to the beheading of 21 Christians, this Administration stood silently by and would neither “condemn nor condone” Egypt’s forceful response.

This is not leadership. Nor is it leadership when Secretary Clinton asks: “What difference does it make?” when our embassy is deliberately attacked by terrorists and four Americans are murdered. It makes all the difference in the world and the required response has never come.

Like Mrs. Clinton, I too have travelled the globe. Unlike Mrs. Clinton, I know that flying is an activity, not an accomplishment. I have met Vladimir Putin and I know that his ambition will not be deterred by a gimmicky red reset button.

Mrs. Clinton, name an accomplishment. And in the meantime, please explain why we should accept that the millions and millions of dollars that have flowed into the Clinton Global Initiative from foreign governments doesn’t represent a conflict of interest.

She tweets about women’s rights in this country and takes money from governments that deny women the most basic human rights. She tweets about equal pay for women but won’t answer basic questions about her own offices’ pay standards — and neither will our President. Hillary likes hashtags. But she doesn’t know what leadership means.

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