Hillary Defends Honduran Military Coup

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, shakes hands with Honduras’ President Manuel Zelaya during the 39th General Assembly of the Organization of American States, OAS, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, June 2, 2009.

Hillary Clinton defended the military overthrow of the democratically elected president of Honduras. It is unclear if Hillary and the US State Department helped engineer the coup, but the result was that a government friendly to multinational corporations and the US military were the result. The following article by Alice Ollstein of ThinkProgress covers an extensive interview with Hillary Clinton by the New York Daily News.

Hillary Clinton Claims Honduran Government ‘Followed The Law’ In Ousting Its President in 2009

By Alice Ollstein

In an extensive interview this week, the editorial board of the NY Daily News grilled Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on her record, including her tenure as Secretary of State. The editorial board…

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