Clinton: French election results a 'defeat to those interfering with democracy'

Clinton: French election results a 'defeat to those interfering with democracy'
© Greg Nash

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier DNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms Special counsel issues rare statement disputing explosive Cohen report MORE responded to the results of the French election by praising Emmanuel  Macron’s victory and blasting “those interfering with democracy.”

“Victory for Macron, for France, the EU, & the world,” Clinton tweeted. “Defeat to those interfering w/democracy. (But the media says I can't talk about that).”

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Macron’s campaign, like Clinton’s, was the target of a massive hacking operation that resulted in the leak of thousands of emails and documents.

Macron, a centrist, won the election despite the hacking, earning a commanding 65 percent of the vote, according to exit poll projections, and defeating right-wing nationalist Marine Le Pen.