Clinton: US is witnessing an 'all-out attack on core values of democracy'
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRussian interference reports rock Capitol Hill Judge dismisses Nunes' lawsuit against Fusion GPS The Hill's Campaign Report: What to watch for in Nevada MORE on Wednesday night warned the U.S. is seeing an attack on the "core values of democracy."

"We are witnessing an all-out attack on core values of democracy: free speech and the rule of law," Clinton said at the annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards in Washington, D.C., according to Fox News.

"A war on truth, facts and reason. So women’s voices have always been vital, but never more so than right now."


Clinton also said during the leadership  awards — which honor women — that the country is seeing a "retreat from the commitment to embrace women's advancement as an objective of U.S. foreign policy."

Clinton did not specifically mention President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration MORE during her remarks.

She has in the past been critical of Trump and his policy decisions.

On Tuesday, she accused Fox News of "always trying to impeach me."

She also faced some backlash in recent weeks for comments she made about Americans who voted for Trump in the 2016 race.

"I won the places that are optimistic, diverse, dynamic, moving forward,” Clinton said last month during a conference in India. “And his whole campaign, ‘Make America Great Again,’ was looking backwards.”