Fox News host Jeanine Pirro mocked the prospects of 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE running for president again in 2020, declaring on her primetime program Saturday night that "the only place" Clinton needs to run "is back into the woods."
The commentary from Pirro, a former district attorney and staunch supporter of President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump MORE, comes as speculation continues to mount over a possible third run for the presidency by the former first lady, senator and secretary of State.
Clinton's remarks to The Guardian newspaper this week on immigration in Europe and calling on countries there to "get a handle" on migration to thwart populism has only added to the talk around a 2020 run.
“This week Hillary Clinton said Europe should no longer offer refuge and support to migrants. What? The woman either had a lobotomy, or she has been out in the woods too long,” Pirro said in her opening statement of "Justice with Judge Jeanine."
"She has not seen the light. It is pure political calculus," the host added later. "More than a flip-flop, it is the classic Clinton two-step. She wants to boost her base. The woman is desperate. There is even talk of a 2020 run. Hillary, the only place that you need to run is back into the woods."
Clinton has previously said that after the 2016 election she has consoled herself by taking long walks in the woods near her home in Chappaqua, N.Y.
“You may have heard that things didn’t go exactly the way I planned, but you know what? I’m doing okay," Clinton wrote in her 2017 book "What Happened?" that chronicles various people and factors that led to her stunning loss in 2016. "I’ve gotten to spend time with my family, especially my amazing grandchildren — I was going to give my entire commencement speech about them, but was talked out of it. Long walks in the woods, organizing my closets. I won’t lie, Chardonnay helped a little, too.”
Clinton, who lost to Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTop nuclear policy appointee removed from Pentagon post: report Prosecutors face legal challenges over obstruction charge in Capitol riot cases Biden makes early gains eroding Trump's environmental legacy MORE in the 2008 Democratic primary and to Donald Trump in the 2016 general after entering both races considered the favorite to win, has been active on the media front for the past two years, primarily in promoting her bestselling book.