To date, no living president of the U.S. has been convicted of any felonies. That’s the good news. The bad news, for Hillary Clinton, is that she goofed up in a big way and what she said has many laughing aloud at the irony.
— H4mster297 ⚾ (@H4mster297) November 4, 2015
Clinton made comments in Charleston, West Virginia at a meeting with the NAACP and was commenting about banning the placement of the check box on job applications which ask prospective employees whether or not they have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor.
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Following Republican Gov. Chris Christie, who signed the banning of the checkbox in New Jersey, Barrack Obama promised a new executive order earlier this week which will ban the check box on job applications within the federal government.
— John Danneskjold (@JohnDanneskjold) November 4, 2015
On the campaign trail for president, Clinton today voiced her support for banning the box, which many people believe leads to discrimination against ex-cons. Clinton said, “Earlier today, I announced that as president, I will take steps to ban the box, so former presidents won’t have to declare their criminal history at the very start of the hiring process. That way, they’ll have a chance to be seen as more than just someone who’s done time.” Read it again if you didn’t catch it the first time. She said she would ban the box so that “former presidents won’t have to declare their criminal history.” It is assumed that she meant to say “prisoners” instead of “president”. You can see the entire video by clicking here. Will presidents Carter, the Bushes, Clinton, and Obama now rest easy knowing that Hillary Clinton has their back?
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