Republican presidential nominee Carly Fiorina shot back at Chris Matthews on “Hardball” Thursday after being questioned about why her opponent Hillary Clinton is a liar, interjecting, “Benghazi, email and server. I will debate her on the issues facing this nation. I will debate her on her positions.”
Matthews: “Do you really think that’s a way to engage in a debate? To call your opponent a liar? I’m astounded by that judgment.
Florina: First of all I was very specific about the subjects about which I think she has lied. I didn’t say she lied about everything. I was very specific. Very fact based, actually. You are the one who has made a generalized comment now about her. Not me. Secondly, I will debate her. Excuse me. Secondly, secondly, I will debate her —
Matthews: Go through your list. Go through your list of where she’s lied.
Fiorina: Benghazi, email and server. I will debate her on the issues facing this nation. I will debate her on her positions. I will ask her, for example, how she can possibly continue to defend Planned Parenthood. I will ask her why she continues to say she is a champion of the middle class, while every single proposal she has put forward makes crony capitalism worse and worse and worse which makes income inequality worse. I would ask her why she declared victory in Iraq in 2011. Why she called Bashar al-Assad a positive reformer. Why she thought she could stop Vladimir Putin, a man I have met, with a gimmicky button. I will ask why she got every policy wrong as secretary of state. that’s how I’ll debate her. On the issues.