Dem senator: Clinton’s Wall Street speeches 'in the past'

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenGOP senators: Brexit vote a wake-up call Overnight Defense: Senate rejects new FBI surveillance powers | Brexit vote looms | Push for new military aid deal with Israel Senators push vote to condemn Russia's 'reckless actions' MORE (D-N.H.) on Friday said Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton camp blasts Trump over Brexit response: 'He patted himself on the back' Clinton camp raffling 'Hamilton' with Hillary Sunday shows preview: Next steps after Trump upheaval MORE’s paid speeches to Wall Street firms such as Goldman Sachs are "in the past" and not worth delving into.

“The fact is that’s in the past,” she said on MSNBC when asked about Clinton’s past speeches to the banking firm.

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“They’re done, so it doesn’t matter whether or not you support that or not,” Shaheen said.

“[It is] just as Bernie’s socialism — he claims — is in the past,” she added of Clinton’s chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders.

“The question is what do voters want to see now from the candidates and who can deliver. That’s what I believe the difference is between the candidates on both the Democratic and Republican sides.”

Shaheen also disputed that Clinton’s long-standing ties to the Democratic establishment will cost her voters next November.

“Listen, voters are angry, and I don’t blame them,” said Shaheen, who publicly endorsed Clinton’s Oval Office bid last year.

“They have been watching a Washington that has been divisive and hasn’t worked together,” she added.

“I believe we need a candidate who is not going to further divide this country but is going to unite it. That’s one of the reasons I am supporting Hillary.”

Clinton and Sanders are battling for last-minute momentum in the early-voting state of Iowa. The Hawkeye State holds its critical first-in-the-nation caucuses on Feb. 1.

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