Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDemocrat in district won by Trump running for governor Combating opioid epidemic, repealing ObamaCare will hurt the cause Money doesn't buy elections and elections aren't rigged. Period. MORE on Sunday said her plan to regulate Wall Street goes further than that of her primary rival, Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders will 'absolutely' work with Trump to lower prescription drug costs Sanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill Sunday shows preview: Aftermath of failed healthcare bill MORE.
“I don’t understand why he doesn’t join me, because it goes a lot further than anything he is proposing,” she added of Sanders.
The former secretary of State said the attack from the Sanders campaign accusing her of favoritism toward Wall Street “is really getting old.”
“They can’t point to anything,” she said. “They are grabbing at straws to make this case.”
Clinton also turned the tables on Sanders, pointing to a vote he cast to deregulate the financial industry, which she said fueled the Great Recession.
“But, let’s ask Senator Sanders’s campaign: Why did he vote to deregulate swaps and derivatives, one of the key reasons for Lehman Brothers being overleveraged, collapsing and bringing down the economy?” she said.