Anne Rice: It took 'Putin, Sanders & Trump' to take Clinton down
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Novelist Anne Rice heaped praise on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonState Dept: Russia’s allegations about American citizens ‘absolutely absurd’ Trump on possible sit-down with Mueller: 'I've always wanted to do an interview' Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas MORE's 2016 presidential bid on Tuesday, saying men on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean had to gang up to take her down. 

In a series of tweets, the "Interview with the Vampire" author extolled the former Democratic nominee for winning the popular vote in the November election despite numerous attacks.

The tweets came the day Clinton released her new book, "What Happened," which details her experiences on the campaign trail. In it, she takes aim, not only at President Trump, but at Sanders, her former primary challenger, saying his attacks deeply damaged her campaign. 

The book also seeks to place blame for her November election loss on Russia's efforts to influence the presidential race in Trump's favor. 

Clinton was widely projected by pollsters and pundits to win the election, but ultimately lost the Electoral College to Trump. She won the popular vote, however, by nearly 3 million ballots.