US Election: Hillary Clinton Resumes her Campaign
After Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia for three days, she has now embarked on her campaign saying that she will never be silenced.
The 68-year-old spoke in North Carolina where she said that her time off was not a waste but rather a gift that allowed her take a reflection on the campaign.
With just 54 days before the elections begin, polls already indicate a head-on collision for the White House seat.
Clinton resumes her campaign just a day after her doctor declared her fit and healthy.
While speaking to the excited crowd on Thursday, Hillary Clinton said that its only two months to the US election and sitting at home is the last thing on her mind.
She added that people have numerous accusations against her but that would not make her quit the race.
“People accuse me of all kinds of things, you probably have seen that, but nobody ever accuses me of quitting and I will never give up, I’ll never walk away, no matter how tough the going gets.”
Millions of Americans cannot take a day off
The Democratic nominee said that she felt lucky to be able to take a few days off and added that millions of Americans are not able to do so.
After the campaign, Clinton progressed to a brief press conference she was put to task as to whether she had shared her illness diagnosis with Tim Kaine. The former is her running mate.
She replied in a careful manner saying that the information was shared with several people and that many senior staff was aware.
“This was an ailment that many people just power through,” she continued, “and that’s what I thought I would do as well.”
After the briefing, she left for Washington DC where she delivered a speech at an event.
Recent times have seen the campaign shift focus on the health and medical records of the candidates.