Clinton warns on Putin: 'Keep an eye on him, he's not done'

Clinton warns on Putin: 'Keep an eye on him, he's not done'
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJill Biden takes starring role at difficult Olympics Club for Growth goes after Cheney in ad, compares her to Clinton Sanders to campaign for Turner in Ohio MORE in an interview on Sunday warned the U.S. to "keep an eye" on Russian President Vladimir Putin, warning that "he's not done."

Clinton told CNN that the intelligence community has said in its reporting on the Russian interference in the 2016 election that Putin has a grudge against her.


Putin wants to destabilize democracies in Europe and the U.S. and undermine NATO and the European Union, she said. 

"He believes that that will then give Russia a real chance to be dominant, certainly in Europe and certainly along its borders," she said.

"And that the United States, which he views as his primary adversary, will be weakened."

Clinton said she thinks Putin was successful in his efforts during the 2016 election.

"The more we learn about it, the more we understand that highly sophisticated intelligence analysts tried to sow divisiveness within our country," she said.

Putin wants an America that is divided from within, she said.

"He was shrewd in his analysis that I would have been much more willing to stand up and speak out," she said. "I think he made a smart bet from his perspective."

But Clinton added that Putin isn't getting everything he wants because the U.S. has checks and balances and members of Congress who pass sanctions.

"He got some of what he was looking for," she said.

"He hasn't gotten everything. But keep an eye on him, because he's not done."