[Ed. – Just had to bring this one to you for the priceless pull-quote. Emphasis added.]
Clinton added that her condemnation of Russian interference is not based on her losing the election.
“Let me just put it this way, if I had lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College and in my first day as president the intelligence community came to me and said, ‘The Russians influenced the election,’ I would’ve never stood for it,” she said.
“Even though it might’ve advantaged me, I would’ve said, ‘We’ve got to get to the bottom of this.’ I would’ve set up an independent commission with subpoena power and everything else,” Clinton added.
Gross then repeated her question, asking whether Clinton would rule out questioning the legitimacy of the election.
“Would you completely rule out questioning the legitimacy of this election if we learn that the Russian interference in the election is even deeper than we know now?” Gross asked.
“No. I would not. I would say—” Clinton began.