Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP struggles with retirement wave Overnight Energy: Trump to revoke California's tailpipe waiver | Democrats propose bill to revoke Trump endangered species rollback | Trump officials finalize rule allowing fewer inspectors at pork plants Mark Mellman: The most important moment in history? MORE said early Monday that she is “absolutely confident” that she will win the Democratic presidential nomination.

“I am very confident that I will be the nominee, but I’m not taking anything or any place or anyone for granted,” she said on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”


“I’m absolutely confident that I will be the nominee,” she added.

Clinton said she thinks voters “are really tuning in and trying to figure out what we’re going to do,” emphasizing her message as a candidate who can get results, serve as commander in chief and be a unifier.

Clinton is trailing rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency 2020 candidates keep fitness on track while on the trail Mark Mellman: The most important moment in history? MORE by 2 points ahead of Wisconsin’s primary on Tuesday, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls. She leads the Vermont senator by 11 points in her home state of New York, where voters will cast ballots later this month.

Clinton argued that she is not taking Sanders’s chances in the Empire State lightly, however.

“I’m going to do everything I can to win New York,” she said. “I represented New York for eight years. I care deeply about this state. I am proud of the work I did with so many thousands of New Yorkers, so of course I’m going to work incredibly hard.”

Clinton added that she will continue attacking the GOP presidential field over its rhetoric, charging that it does not represent American values.

“While I am very focused on the primary and getting the number of delegates necessary for being the nominee, I’m going to keep standing up to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency White House fires DHS general counsel: report Trump to cap California trip with visit to the border MORE, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzDemocrats seize Senate floor to protest gun inaction: 'Put up or shut up' Prospects for Trump gun deal grow dimmer Ted Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report MORE or anybody else that are saying things that are so contrary to who we are,” Clinton said, mentioning the top two candidates in the Republican primary field.

“That gets to my last test — can you unify the country, or do you want to divide us more than we already are?”

This report was updated at 8:02 a.m.