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Fiorina dings Clinton: ‘Unlike her, I have actually accomplished something’

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina dinged Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, looking to boost her own possible bid for the GOP nomination. 

“Like Hillary Clinton, I too have travelled hundreds of thousands of miles around the globe,” Fiorina told the crowd.  “But unlike her, I have actually accomplished something. Mrs. Clinton, flying is an activity, not an accomplishment.”

{mosads}The former computer executive said her international business experience gives her more foreign policy experience than Clinton, slamming her tenure as secretary of State. 

She ridiculed Clinton’s 2009 attempt to start fresh with diplomatic relations with Russia by giving the foreign minister a symbolic “reset” button.

“I have met Vladimir Putin and know that it will take more to halt his ambitions than a gimmicky red ‘reset’ button,” Fiorina said.

“Having done business in over 80 countries and having served as the chairman of the external advisory board at the CIA, I know that China is a state-sponsor of cyberwarfare and has a strategy to steal our intellectual property,” she added. “I know Bibi Netanyahu and know that when he warns us, over and over and over again, that Iran is a danger to this nation as well as to his own, that we must listen.”

Fiorina also took a shot at Clinton over the Benghazi scandal.

“Unlike Hillary Clinton, I know what difference it makes that our ambassador to Libya and three other brave Americans were killed in a deliberate terrorist attack on the anniversary of 9/11 and that the response of our nation must be more forceful than the arrest of a single individual a year later,” she said.

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